Larry Don Allen
Larry Don Allen, age 51, died Thursday, March 6, 2014.
He was born March 3, 1963 in Oklahoma City to Arvin and Trudy (Godwin) Allen and grew up in Mustang. He was a 1981 graduate of Mustang High School. A machinist by trade, Larry Don worked many years for Wesmar Racing Engines in Bixby, Okla. before starting his own business, Allen Competition Engines. He started racing stockcars at age 15 and traveled all over the United States and Canada working for the Leitzinger Racing Team. He won two championships in Stockcars and one in Super Modified.
He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by two sons, John W. Allen and wife Leanna and Larry Don Allen, Jr., all of Ponca City and two grandchildren. Also by three brothers, Randy Allen of Mustang, Marvin Allen and wife Dianna of Oklahoma City, Shane Allen of Oklahoma City and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 14 at Mustang Church of The Nazarene with interment following in Mustang Cemetery under the direction of McNeil’s Mustang Funeral Service, Mustang, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be made at www.mcneilsmustangfs.com.