David Allman

David Richard Allman, 82, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his home in Buckhannon.

He was born May 11, 1931, in Arlington, a son of the late Clark Sheridan and Tressie Samples Allman.

On Sept. 19, 1951, he married Helen Allman, who preceded him in death Feb. 2, 2014.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, John and Robert Allman; and one sister, Carol Jean Hissam.

He is survived by his daughter, Lesa Crites and Vaughn Wolfe of Buckhannon; one grandson, Ricky Crites Jr. and wife, Katrina, of Buckhannon; two brothers, Okey Allman and wife, Helen, of Ohio, and Dale Allman and wife, Charlotte, of Huntington; one sister, Dottie Bosley and husband, Gale, of Arlington; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Allman was an air traffic controller, a Christian by faith and a loyal member of Buckhannon Moose Lodge 598. David served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 until he retired as a senior master sergeant in 1972.

There will be a private memorial graveside service conducted for both David and Helen Allman at a later date.