Allen Paul Reid

Allen Reid

Allen Paul Reid was born in Houston, Texas on August 1st, 1947.  He passed away suddenly Sunday February 3rd, 2013 at the age of 65.

Allen was a long time resident of San Leon where he lived with his wife, Donna.  He was an active member of Dickinson Masonic Lodge #1324 for nearly 25 years where he most recently proudly served as DDGM for the district.  Allen was an avid fisherman who enjoyed early mornings on the water and always said, “Come on, we’re burning daylight.”  Allen enjoyed designing anything from boats to the impossible, and then bringing these concepts to life with his hands.  He loved spending time with his family and walking his dogs.

Allen is survived by devoted wife, Donna; daughter, Nancy and son, Patrick and wife Samantha.  Allen is also survived by sisters,  Shirley Hagar, Gloria Taylor, Connie Cowan, Charla Goodwin and Paula Collins and their spouses, step-mother, Joyce.  He is loved and missed by numerous other family members and friends.

Serving as Pallbearers are Tim Patak, Danny Collins, Shelton Skains, Bryan Archer, Kurt Field, and Danny Woods. Honorary Pallbearers are Joe Lonsford, Dan Markum, Harry Hartley, Stan Mullis, Jimmy Schwalm, and Wayne Black.

The family will receive guests on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 6-8pm at Carnes Funeral Home with Funeral Services 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Carnes Funeral Home. Interment will follow at San Leon Cemetery in San Leon, TX.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations are sent to:
Grand Lodge Library & Museum Endowment Fund, Post Office Box 446, Waco, Texas  76703