David Allen

Ridgecrest resident David Allen passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. David was born Aug. 11, 1951, in Hamilton, Ohio, to Thomas and Virginia Allen. They moved to Ridgecrest in 1960. David worked at Searles Valley Minerals for 38 years before retiring in 2017. He loved spending time in San Felipe, Baja California, with his family. His greatest joy was his grandchildren.

David is survived by his wife Jan of almost 40 years; son Michael Allen and wife Jessica of Ridgecrest; daughter Lisa Heston and husband Jason of Flagstaff, Ariz.; and two grandchildren, Layla and Andrew.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, 2 p.m., at 617 S. Appaloosa St., Ridgecrest.

— Submitted by the family of David Allen

Story First Published: 2019-09-13