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Christopher John Allen

February 19, 1970 July 25, 2018
Christopher John Allen
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Obituary for Christopher John Allen

Christopher John Allen, age 48, of Jasper, Indiana passed away at 10:25 AM on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at home.

Chris was born in Eureka, Kansas on February 19, 1970 to J.L. and Sadie (Howard) Allen. He married Melissa Bass on May 24, 1997 at the First Christian Church in Pittsburg, Kansas.

He received a B.S. Degree in Wood Technology from Pittsburg State University in Kansas.

He was the owner and operator of Creative Storage in Ireland, Indiana.

Chris was an active member of Redemption Christian Church in Jasper, where he served on their security team. He previously served as a Cub Scout Leader for Pack 130 and a Boy Scout Leader for Troop 185 in Jasper, and also served as a facilitator for Financial Peace University.

He enjoyed scuba diving, flying Ultralight planes, was an accomplished woodworker, a car fanatic, and Halloween was his favorite holiday. He was a stay at home dad for 12 years and was devoted to his family.

Surviving are his wife, Melissa Allen of Jasper, one daughter, Chloe Allen, and one son Kyle Allen, both at home, his father and step-mother, J.L. and Shirley Allen, Pleasanton, KS, two sisters Nicole Murphy (Steven), Lee’s Summit, KS, Megan Brixey (Chris), Lee’s Summit, KS, and one brother, Jay Allen (Tana), Ft. Scott, KS.

Preceding him in death was his mother, Sadie Allen.

Rev. Chuck Russell will conduct a Celebration of Life at 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 7 at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Redemption Christian Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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11:00 AM 8/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Cemetery Details


Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

914 215th St
Fort Scott, KS 66701

914 215th St Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

Redemption Christian Church


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