Perry L. Allred Jr., Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)

March 13, 1928 – January 23, 2005

U.S. Air Force Perry L. Allred Jr., 76, of Round Rock, Tex., passed away peacefully on January 23, 2005, after a gallant fight with pulmonary disease, surrounded by his loving family.

Perry was born March 13, 1928, in Ft. Green, Utah. He moved to McGill, Nevada when he was fourteen.

He graduated from Utah State University and later received two Masters Degrees; in Administrative Education and Developing Industry at GM.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Kaye of Round Rock; four children, Alan of Houston, Tex. and his wife Debi; D’Ann Crowley and her husband Kevin of Lubbock, Tex.; Gary Allred of Leander, Tex. and his wife Ann; and Andrea Jay of Round Rock and her husband Marshall, eight living grandchildren and one deceased. Perry is also survived by two sisters, Bertha Riddle and husband Chauncey of Provo, UT, Beth Wilkins of Riverside, CA., and her husband Darwin.

Perry honored his country by serving 28 years in the U.S. Air Force. His love of flying took him many interesting places in the world. He was in the Strategic Air command, the Tactical Air command and with NATO in Spain. He served two tours of duty in South East Asia. His love for people made him a good friend to all he came in contact.

He was forever loyal to many friends. Perry worked with the Capital Area Counsel of the Boy Scouts of America. He also worked with the Pony/Colt League with boy’s baseball. He served on the Round Rock PTA board, and as President of Sertoma, Round Rock Chapter.

When he retired he went to work with Southwestern Bell, the IBM account. He decided that he wanted a pecan orchard and spent many years planting and perfecting his Pecan Farm in Jarrell, Tex. He was a friend to all.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. C/O Bishop Webb, 1001 Oakwood Blvd, Round Rock, TX, 78681. In Memory of Perry Allred.

Published by Austin American-Statesman on Jan. 28, 2005.

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