Errett Lincoln Allen died March 27, 2015 at the age of 89.
Mr. Allen was born Feb. 12, 1926 in Teaneck, N.J. and moved from Los Angeles to the Oakhurst area in 1966 where he spent the remainder of his life.
Mr. Allen enjoyed numerous careers including being a gun shop owner, tax preparer, and linemen for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, volunteer sheriff’s deputy, gunsmith and forester.
He served with the Army’s 101st Airborne “Screaming Eagles” company as a combat infantry paratrooper in World War II at the battles of Bastogne and the Bulge.
Mr. Errett enjoyed forestry, law enforcement, politics and everything about guns and ammunition. He was a member of the California Rifle and Pistol Association and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He was also a known ham radio enthusiast.
He is survived by his two sons, Marshall Curtis of Santa Fe, N.M. and Errett Nathan of Drake, Colo., his wife, Carolyn, five step-children, Harriet Hint of Peachtree City, Ga., Greg Panduro of Palmetto, Ga., Gwen Rodriguez and Jeff Pandru of Fresno, and Ben Panduro of Oakhurst, numerous nieces and nephews, four grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his older brother, Curtis, and his older sister, Natalie.
No services will be held.