Dennis Charles Allen

Dennis Charles Allen, 68, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away unexpectedly at his home Friday, November 2, 2018.

A Fernandina Beach native, he was a son of the late Thomas Raymond and Jeannette Casper Allen. Dennis graduated from Fernandina Beach High School and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

For over 30 years, Dennis was a loyal and beloved employee of Publix. He began working for Publix when the Island Walk Shopping Center store opened and continued there until his passing. His “can do” attitude and helpful spirit made him a joy to work with. He was always helpful to customers and in so many ways was the embodiment of “customer service.”

Dennis was the beloved brother of Edward Allen of Titusville, Fla. Edward’s wife, Gretchen, was more than just a sister-in-law to him. She loved and cared for him as much as Edward did from the time she came into his life as Edward’s wife.

In addition to Edward and Gretchen and several extended family members, Dennis leaves behind a faithful companion, Chipper, his beloved Jack Russell terrier. Chipper was always with him and brought much joy and companionship to him over the years.

Dennis will be laid to rest, with military honors, beside his parents at Bosque Bello Cemetery in a private family service.

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 16766
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

Physical Address:
511 Ash Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Phone: (904) 261-3696
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