D.L. Allen III

Posted:  Monday, October 9, 2017 - 9:30am

D.L. Allen III, 55, of Cross Road, Alna, died Sept. 28, 2017 at his residence.

He was born in Trenton, Michigan on Nov. 22, 1961, a son of D.L. and Sharon (Spooner) Allen Jr.

He attended Michigan schools. He entered the U.S. Army and on Sept. 21, 1981 he married Cindy Seigars. They were stationed in Germany. After his discharge from the Army he moved to Wiscasset and was employed at Carlton Woolen Mill where he was vice president and president of the union. In 1984 he moved to Michigan and back to Maine in 1986. He was a painter for T. Buck Painting, Blue Fin Painting and Rodericks Painting. He then owned and operated Grandpa Painting.

He enjoyed hunting, camping, snowmobiling and riding motorcycle.

D.L. was loved by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Allen of Alna; his father, D.L. Allen Jr. of Michigan; his mother, Sharon Allen of Michigan; one son, D.L. Allen IV of Benton; one daughter, Tarah Allen of Wiscasset; three brothers, Craig Allen of Michigan, Neil Allen of Michigan and David Goss of Michigan; two sisters, Valerie Flynn of Michigan and Sheryl Banfield of New York; three grandchildren, MacKenzie Allen, Savanna Allen and Isaac Ezzell; and many cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A private service with military honors was held in Augusta.

Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at