Danny Allen, age 66, passed away recently at UMC in Lubbock, TX, following a brief illness. Please take a moment and share a fond memory or kind expression of sympathy for Danny’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.
Services: Services are pending at this time.
On July 8, 1952, Danny was born in Clayton, NM, to Elmer and Patricia Allen. He graduated from high school in Zuni, NM, and attended New Mexico Military Institute for two years. Danny completed his degree in Animal Science at New Mexico State University. While in college, he was on the rodeo team. Danny worked as a cowboy on various ranches in New Mexico and spent several years as a USDA Meat Grader.
Danny and his wife, Ann (Spielbauer) Allen moved to Roswell, where they built their home in the country and raised their son, Ben. He was a self-employed horse trainer, custom bit and spur maker, and gun engraver. Danny loved all things cowboy and the outdoors. He was a calf and team roper, avid hunter, and loved camping with his family in the mountains. Danny raised many horses over the years and enjoyed showing them with his wife and son.
Survivors: Those left to cherish Danny’s memory are his wife, Ann; son, Ben; and numerous cousins and in-laws.
Preceded: Preceding Danny in death were his parents, Pat and Elmer Allen.