LTC Albert "Sam Small" Neil Allen was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/28/2010 at the age of 79.7
Lumberton, TX
Date of Birth 09/22/1930
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
Served in Vietnam with HMM-262 in 68-69
Call sign in Vietnam CHATTERBOX 6
This information was provided by Pat Richardson

More detail on this person: Albert Neil Allen, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret) was a Marine Corps Aviator and his career included two tours of duty in Vietnam where he earned 49 combat decorations for bravery. Following his career in the Marine Corps, Neil and his wife Kim taught in the Silsbee Independent School District until retirement.

Neil is survived by Kim, his wife of 54 years and his four sons; Albert Jr. and his wife Dawn, Travis and his wife Elizabeth, Peter and his wife Melanie, and Timothy and his wife Sonia. Neil leaves behind seven granchildren: Nolan, Annie, William, Megan, Daniel, Aidan, and Tyler. Neil is survived by his siblings Betty Iles, Phillip Allen and Evelyn Monk as well as many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by Bruce Allen, Thomas Allen, Athan Curtis Allen, Jr. and Theo Keown.

Funeral service for Albert will be 6:00 pm Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee.

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