Lloyd Ralph Allen, 84, El Dorado, passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2014

Lloyd Ralph Allen, 84, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Memorial services, with military honors, will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Fort Scott National Military Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan.

Lloyd was born Aug. 6, 1929 in Quitman, Ark., the son of William and Edith (Robinson) Allen. He served in the Headquarters Battery 92rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion in the United States Army, completing a tour of duty in Korea during the Korean War, and receiving numerous medals and accommodations. Lloyd continued his service to our great country by serving as a trustee at VFW Post 1174 in El Dorado.

Survivors include: three daughters, Linda (Doug) Clemons of Boonesville, Mo., Sherry (Tom) Hermreck of El Dorado, and Karen (Dan) Rutherford of Seattle, Wash.; sister, Grace Anders of Helena, Mont.; brother, Lawrence (Imogene) Allen of Fort Scott; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Alvin and Bill Allen.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the El Dorado VFW 1174, 211 N. Main, El Dorado, KS 67042. Contributions may be left at Kirby-Morris Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to www.kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com.