A retired self-employed painter and a resident of Denham Springs, he died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008. He was 50 and a native of Plaquemine. Visiting at Wilbert Funeral Home, Port Allen, on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m. until religious service at 11 a.m., conducted by Gary McClure. Interment in Grace Memorial Park. Survived by his wife, Lisa F. Allen; daughter, Brandy Allen; two brothers, Roy Allen and wife Janice, and Ralph Allen and wife Johnnie; nieces and nephews, Chris, Cory, Jason and Jessica; three stepdaughters, Wendy, Margaret and Anna; and an expected grandchild. Preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Christene Allen; sister, Silvia Lee Allen; and nephew, Roy Allen Jr. He loved hunting, fishing and outdoor activities.