Michael Scott Allen, 63, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 16, 1955, in Norfolk to the late Nancy and Russell Allen.
He dedicated 30 years of service to Old Dominion University as the senior carpenter for the Facilities Management Structural Department. His hard work can be seen through the New Education sign, the dedicated benches all over campus, book ends, etc…just to name a few. He was loyal, devoted and passionate about his work, and especially his family.
He is survived by his children, Michael S. Allen Jr. (Jessica), William C. Paulsen (Melaina), Shayna C. Allen and Vanessa B. Allen; two grandchildren; and brothers and sisters, Deborah A. Ellington, Russell V. Allen Jr., Karen A. Schrader and Ted W. Allen.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Ave., Virginia Beach.
Those who desire to make donations in memory of Michael Scott Allen may do so to ODU, Education Foundation, 4417 Monarch Way, Norfolk, VA 23529; or to the charity of choice.
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