CW3 Ralph L. Allison was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/20/2014 at the age of 78.0
Peyton, CO
Flight Class 63-1WT
Date of Birth 05/22/1936
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with D/227 AVN 1 CAV in 66-67, COBRA NETT in 69-70
Call signs in Vietnam SNAKE 12, WHITE FANG 12
This information was provided by Bob McAlpine

More detail on this person: Ralph was born May 22, 1936 in Greensburg, PA, and passed away on May 20, 2014 at home in Peyton, CO.

He served 20 years in the Army as a Cobra Chopper Pilot, doing duty tours in Korea and Vietnam. His last duty station was Ft. Carson.

He retired and began a new career as a bowling manager, working for many years for Kingpin Lanes, with a break to work for military Morale, Welfare and Recreation for 4 years in Germany.

Preceded in death by his mother, father and 3 of his 4 sisters.

Survived by his wife, Karen; 1 sister, Mae; 3 daughters, Anne, Karen and Lydia; 4 step-children, Darren, Naleen, Reenie and Brina; 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, May 31 from 1:00-5:00pm @ 3830 Curtis Rd.

Full obituary online @

Published in The Gazette on May 25, 2014

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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