PITTSBURG — Maurice W. Allen Jr., 45, of Pittsburg died at 2:35 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, in Pittsburg. He had been in his usual health, and death was not expected.
He was born Nov. 20, 1964, in San Diego to Maurice Wesley Allen Sr. and Grace Marie (Schultz) Allen. He grew up and attended schools in Columbus.
He worked for Mid-America Pipe Fabricating, Scammon, as a sandblaster.
Survivors include three sons, Bryan Allen of Cherokee, Travis Allen of Frontenac and Austin Allen of Weir; a daughter, Tazia Smith of Pittsburg; two grandsons; two brothers, Marty Allen of Columbus and Mickey Allen of Scammon; and three sisters, Lori Tyree of West Mineral, Teresa Puffinbarger of Hepler and Lisa Allen of Joplin.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The graveside committal service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Bridget’s Cemetery in Scammon. Arrangements are under the direction of Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.