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Carter Ferdenando Allen

October 2, 1945 ~ March 17, 2018 (age 72)
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His Story

Carter F. Allen age 72 went to be with the Lord on March 17, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Carter was born in Kansas City, KS on October 2nd, 1945.  He was the 3rd child of 4 children born to Paul F. Allen and Heloise M. Carter Allen.

Carter gave his life to Christ at an early age and attended Church of God in Independence, MO.  After relocating to Dallas, TX, Carter attended First Church of God.  Many years later he returned to live in Kansas City, KS where he attended Hillview Church of God.

Carter graduated from Sumner High School in 1963.  He also completed technical school, then went on to attend Southern Methodist University.

Carter enjoyed working with mathematics and technology.  His career began in 1966 at Texas Instruments, which would later become Raytheon, where he was entrusted to maintain the proper functioning of Army helicopter radar.  During his employment with TI, Carter served in the Army, stationed in Germany, during the time of the Vietnam War.

Carter was an amazing family man through and through, always willing to lend a helping hand, even to strangers. He liked science fiction, a Trekkie of sorts, with an affinity for all things Rocky and Star Wars.

Carter married Olivia Woods on March 16, 1974.  Responsibly and lovingly, Carter became father to Olivia’s children Jimmy, Wanza and Temisha. To that union Kenneth, Chandra “Peaches” and Sharissa were born.  On January 21, 2000, Carter was married Barbara Dias.

Carter was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Kenneth Allen.

He leaves to cherish precious memories, devoted wife Barbara Allen; children, Jimmy Rowlett of Dallas, TX; Wanza Moore of Carrollton, TX; Temisha Rowlett of Waxahachie, TX; Kenneth Allen (Anissa) of Frisco, TX; Sharissa Allen; and Chandra “Peaches” Allen both of Plano, TX; stepchildren, Stephanie Burdine (Carlos) of Slidell, LA; Lee Dias; Ivan Dias; and Bayouan Dias all of Kansas City, KS; sisters, Pauline Robinson; and Valerie “Peaches” Allen both of Kansas City, KS; an aunt; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

 

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