Services for David Allen, 64, were held July 31, 2016, at First Baptist Church of Mexia, with arrangements through Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home of Mexia. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.
Allen died July 27, 2016, following an 18-month battle with cancer.
Survivors include his wife Bertha Allen; sons, Dwayne David and Brandon Neal; and eight grandchildren.
He was born in Dallas on July 29, 1951, and attended Jacksonville High School.
After having worked at several automotive dealerships, David established and operated D & D Automotive in Mexia in 1978.
David was a deacon at First Baptist Church Mexia, and was part of FBC's music ministry, as well as a member of Walt's Sunday School class and the church's Baptist Men Group. He also was a member of Masonic Lodge #74 and a member of the Scottish Rite.
Published on August 5, 2016