James/Jim John ALLEN

October 9, 1940 - April 13, 2019 (78 years old)

Cedar City, Utah

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of James/Jim John ALLEN (Cedar City, Utah), born in New York, New York, who passed away on April 13, 2019, at the age of 78, leaving to mourn family and friends. Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of James/Jim John ALLEN to pay them a last tribute. You may also light a candle in honor of James/Jim John ALLEN.

LOSS OF A LEGEND RACER

James “Jim” John Allen

Born 10/9/40

Died 4/13/2019

Son of Elva Reich and Ed Allen

Jim Allen Passed Away after a hospital stay due to Aspiration Pneumonia in St. Gorge UT.

Survived by:

Last Wife: Patricia Reed Allen

Loving Daughter: Betsy Ray Allen

Only Son: Bret James Moore

Youngest Daughter: Christina Allen

Jim Spent a great part of his life in Denver Co, S.L.C. Ut., Henderson NV, and Mesquite NV.

Last lived in Cedar City UT. until his death where his wife now remains.

Jim was a Famous and Avid Race Car driver of Both T/A & T/F Dragsters & Ski Instructor. Among a bunch of hobbies,

he loved Going Fast/Fishing/Skiing and anything dealing with the outdoors.

Jim Skied in Warren Miller Movies and Held the spot of the 804th Fastest Person in the World.

He lived a very fulfilling life with owning many businesses; Starting with Acton Sports LTD Co., Flintstone Chassis & Engineering SLC & NV, Silver State Racing NV & SLC, Fast Inc. NV, and his last project was Duce's Wild Cedar City Ut.. Still building race cars at 78yrs old until the end.

Revell Models made 4 kits from his cars named The Zzzzz28/Swine Hunt Tank/ The 57 Heavy Chevy/ & The Glitter Bug in addition to having his Custom Built HotRods in countless Magazines from Hot Rod, National Dragster, Supper Chevy and more,

Known as Papa Smurf to his close friends.

We will Miss that S.E.G. he always had on his face!

Services to be set at a later date



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August 12, 2019

Christina Clayton wrote a sympathy message

“Dear Bret, Betsy & Patricia, This is Christina Clayton, Jim's Daughter. I am so so sorry for your loss and I have been searching for him,Bret and Betsy for years. I found out gram passed away when my letters to her were returned back in 2001 and my heart was broken so my search for you all never turned up anything till I was at the Speed Week(racing event in Wendover, NV) looked up dad's name to see if he was there and that is when I found this. Please contact me [email protected] xox”

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