David Earl Allen

David Earl Allen, age 69 of Howardstown, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022, at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was a wonderful father and outstanding member of his community. He was a proprietor of Allen's Heating and Cooling for over 50 years, during which time he loved his employees and their families. He immensely enjoyed spending time in nature at his farm in Grayson County as well as at his home in Howardstown. He was a very patriotic man and a great supporter of our military veterans. He was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Earl "Ben" Allen. Survivors include his mother, Mary Emma Finley Allen of Sonora; three daughters, Ashley (Val) Coomes of Bardstown, Kate Allen of St. Louis, MO, and Meg (Ty) Patterson of Clarkson; his beloved partner, Toni Ratliff; a brother, Steve (Brenda) Allen of Elizabethtown; a sister, Mary Evelyn Kirkpatrick of Hodgenville; and two grandchildren, Jackson David Allen and Griffin Reid Patterson. The funeral is Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church in Howardstown. Burial follows in St. Ann Catholic Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Ann's Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed online at brownfuneral.com.


Sunday, November 20, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Monday, November 21, 2022 starting at 11:00 AM
St. Ann Catholic Church

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