John Frederick Allen, Jr., 67, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021, at Loma Linda University Medical Hospital in San Bernadino, CA surrounded by his family. John was born on March 2, 1954 in Garfield Heights, OH to John Sr. and Jessica "Jackie". He graduated from Saint Edwards High School and later attended Loyola University. John served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. John joined the UA Plumbers & Pipefitters in 1973. He moved to Southern California in the early 80's, where he met his wife, Joy, the love of his life.
John and Joy eventually settled in Las Vegas in 1997, where John continued his career with the UA Local 525 Plumbing and Pipefitting. Throughout his career, John worked on many big projects such as Excalibur, MGM Grand, Caesar's Palace, Trump Towers and many others. John became an instructor teaching OSHA and Red Cross Safety, as well as Trade Math. He sat on the Plumbing Examining Board for 6 years. John was involved with the Local 525 politics from 1999 on and served as P.A.C. Chairman from 2009 to 2013. John worked on campaigns during 4 different presidential elections, as well as many state and local races.
John was a generous and loving man who would help anybody in need. He had a big heart and cared very deeply about his family. John will be missed by anybody and everybody who had the privilege of knowing him.
John is survived by his wife, Joy, sister, Michele (Ed), brothers, George Sr. (Myra), Chris and Jim, stepchildren, Bernice (Mike) and Matt (Celeste), nephew, George Jr., nieces, Jessica and Holly, and grandchildren, Landon, Ellie and Liam. John is preceded in death by his father, John Sr., and his mother, Jackie.
In lieu of frowers, John would want donations sent to;
Saint Therese Center HIV Outreach
PO Box 90625
Henderson, NV 89009
Services will be held Friday, June 4, 2021, 10:00 AM TO 2:00PM, at Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery , 6701 N. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV, Viewing is from 10AM to 12PM, Service will be held at noon, with graveside burial to be held at 1PM. 89131,
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on May 30, 2021.