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Nathaniel Allen Jr.

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Nathaniel “Bubba” Allen Jr., was welcomed into the world on December 8, 1954 to the parents of Nathaniel Allen Sr. and Melvin Jean Allen. To this union six children were born, of which Nathaniel was the second addition. As a child he had many fun-filled days on the legendary West 20th street, surrounded by a close circle of family and friends. He accepted Christ at a young age where he attended Galilee Missionary Baptist Church. Nathaniel attended Bryan Public schools, where he became acquainted with many lifetime friends. Although he had great academic achievements, he mostly enjoyed participation in exercising his talent in sporting events, such as football, basketball and track. He was a three-time letterman at Bryan High School. Nathaniel graduated December 1973 and shortly thereafter, joined the United States Army to proudly serve his country. He spent most of his enlisted time in Korea with his last active service of duty at Fort Bliss, where he was honorable discharged. Nathaniel later attended Texas Southern University where he majored in Computer Science. He pursued a career in computer programming while living in Houston, Bryan, and Austin, Texas.

Nathaniel’s greatest attributes was his optimistic personality, nurturing spirit, love and compassion for others. He truly had a heart of gold, demonstrating his eagerness to place his needs behind to accommodate others. Nathaniel enjoyed the great outdoors, watching sports, cooking and spending quality time with his family. He found fulfillment in catering and taking on major task. Always ready to lend a hand, whether it meant putting on an apron or picking up a hammer and nails. He was ready to give you his all in order to make your day. Nathaniel stayed active and busy, most days you could find him riding his lawn mower, doing carpentry and working in the country.

Nathaniel was escorted to the gates of heaven by the angels of God, Nathaniel Allen Sr. and Melvin Jean Allen on Sunday, June 12, 2016. His memory will be cherished by his loving wife, Lola Mae Allen, two sons; Nathaniel Allen III (Jenny) and Julian David Allen of College Station Texas; four sons through marriage, Jonathan Caldwell of College Station, Texas, Michael Madkins (Tammie) of Madison, Alabama, Phillip Madkins of Bryan ,Texas, and Steven Madkins of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, Christopher Allen Sr. (Shirley), Darryl Allen (Osborne) of Bryan, Texas; three sisters, Pamela Allen Harnsberry of Austin, Texas, Constance Allen Henry and Latisha Allen of Bryan Texas. Nathaniel leaves behind twelve grandchildren, four aunts, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and a special nephew, Kingston Allen and a dear friend, Milton “Sunny” Gooden.

Nathaniel “BUBBA” Allen was a true soldier to the end, not just to his country but also to family and friends. Now resting with the lord, he will be GREATLY missed and forever loved.

Betty Robinson

June 16th, 2016

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7 Comments

  1. Val (Washington,Anderson)Robinson says:

    To the Allen Family, my deepest condolences on the lost of your brother, husband, father. I pray the Holy Spirit bring comfort and peace to your family during this difficult time.

    Val(Washington,Anderson)Robinson

  2. Candice E. Hollimon says:

    I met Nathaniel Allen when I was an undergraduate student at Texas A&M University back in the 1980’s. Nathaniel was charming, handsome, and very loving. We fell in love and were engaged to be married. Unfortunately we did not wed but the love for him, his family, and the same for my family remained. Nathaniel could always make me laugh, he was a shoulder to lean on and always a person I could call. He was a true man that one could depend on at all times, always loyal, deticated, and unselfish. I know that God is pleased with his son and may he rest forever with his parents whom he loved so much in the house of the Lord. My heart, and prayers go out to the family during this time of morning but I am just a phone call away. There will always be a place for Nathaniel in my heart and I will surely miss him.

  3. Harry Davis says:

    May God comfort you the family in this most difficult time.

    Harry Davis

  4. joanna rhodes says:

    May God comfort you all. BUBBA was truly a great man! My condolences to you all !!

  5. Sharon Pavlas Mills says:

    I remember Nathaniel from Bryan high school days just as described in his obituary. A great classmate. Prayers of peace to his loved ones.

  6. Frances Walton says:

    Blessings on this beautiful family. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. Though your hearts are broken, the smiles and laughter will return again; only in time. Look to the hills from whence comes all our help. It comes from the Lord. God Bless

  7. Constance Henry says:

    Missing you brother.

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