A memorial service will be held for Nikiski resident David Jonathan Allen at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at the Nikiski New Hope Christian Fellowship. He disappeared Sunday, March 27, 2005, in Cooper Landing. He was 36.
Mr. Allen was born Feb. 26, 1969, in Endicott, N.Y. In 1972 he moved with his family to Sarasota, Fla. He graduated from Sarasota High School in 1987. He moved with his parents to North Carolina in 1989 and to Nikiski in August 1993. He drove auto-transport for Willow Street Auto.
Mr. Allen was a member of the Nikiski New Hope Christian Fellowship.
“David’s nickname was ‘Big Dave.’ He was friendly and kind to all he knew and would do anything in any way he could to help others and will be greatly missed,” his family said.
Mr. Allen was preceded in death by sister, Pamela Ruth (Allen) Hales of North Port, Fla. on Oct. 19, 2003.
He is survived by his parents, Ruth K. and Ronald L. Allen of New Port Richey, Fla.; sister, Kimberly Sue Allen of Lenoir, N.C.; nieces, Katie Houston and Danielle Hales; and nephews, Joshua Hales, Benjamin Houston and Nicholas Hales.
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