Obituary and Service Information for Allen D Dolph
|Dolph, Allen D|
Allen Dean Dolph of Festus MO died May 1, 2019 at Hillcrest Care Center in DeSoto. Mr Dolph was born June 7, 1932 in Skidmore Mo to parents Dorothy (Surplus) and Burt Dolph. He enlisted in the military immediately after graduating high school. He served as a medic in the United States Marines and served in the Korean Conflict. He pursued higher education after his military time and became a teacher, principal in MO Public School System. He also coached basketball and boxing. He was owner of Dolph Construction and built many homes in Jefferson County. He was a master craftsman. Allen was a member of Shekinah Masonic Lodge, VFW, AMVETS and Shriners.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy Greenlee Dolph of Festus: One daughter Peggy and Michael Almond, one son David and Becky Dolph, stepsons Daniel and David Greenlee, one brother Tom and Kathleen Dolph and grandchildren James Almond, Allen J. Dolph, Robbie, Chad, and Scott Bingham, Donald, Drew, Lindsey, Cassi, Heidi Greenlee and Courtney and Trey O Harver and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Donald Dean, two brothers Raymond and Gary and one sister Loretta.