Christopher Dennis Allen, 57, formerly of Clinton, CT, passed at his home in Bella Vista, Arkansas on April 26, 2013. He was born on May 11, 1955, in Washington, DC, to the late Nancy W. Allen Straub and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Virginia Allen.
He was employed by Chesebrough-Ponds for over 20 years. He relocated from Connecticut to Arkansas in 2004 for further job opportunities and loved the beauty of Arkansas. During his time there he was employed by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. He enjoyed fishing, playing the guitar, Yankee baseball, and his faithful dog, Jeter.
He is survived by his cherished wife, Regis Kennedy, of Bella Vista, AR; beloved children, son Christopher Allen of Clinton, CT and daughter Danielle Allen of Milford, CT; two brothers, Dr. Thomas Allen of Deep River, CT and Gregory Allen of Groton, CT; one sister, Debbie Allen of Hamden, CT, and several loving nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on May 10, 2013 at Swan's Funeral Home 80 East Main Street in Clinton, Ct. Calling hours are 1-3PM and service from 3-3:30. Contributions may be made in Chris' memory to VH1 Save the Music or Musiccares.gov.