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Allen Avrett

Allen Avrett

Friday, May 28th, 2021
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Allen Avrett Jr. was born June 11, 1926 to Allen Avrett Sr. and Fannie McMillan. He passed away Friday, May 28, 2021 in Houston, Texas after a long-fought battle with Bone Cancer.

He was preceded in death by his son, Ronnie Avrett; and wife of 60 years, Dorothy Ruth Harrison Avrett whom he married January 16, 1945 in Oakland, California.

He served as a 1st Class Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy in WWII, had 4 children, Steve (Sherri), Gary (Carol), Ronnie and Rebecca “Becky” Chapman Phillips (Rick) and is survived by 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Allen was known for his loyalty, kindness, compassion and honesty and is one of the last of a generation where a handshake was all it took to honor a commitment. His word was good as gold. Everyone who met him came to love him. He became a fan of Arlington High School where his wife and children graduated and rarely missed an Arlington High School football games since 1951 and later became a big part of their sports programs.

Viewing: Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 4-7 p.m. at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, Texas 76013.
Service: 1 p.m. Monday, June 7, at Arlington High School Allen Avrett MAC Center, 818 W. Park Row Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013 and burial at 3 p.m. at Moore Memorial Gardens, 1219 N. Davis Dr., Arlington, Texas 76012.

Memorials: Flowers are welcome or a donation may be made in Allen’s honor to AHS Colts Football and Colts Softball: https://arlington.revtrak.net/High-Schools/arlington-hs/AHS-Athletics/#/v/ahs-allen-avrett-donation or please make checks payable to: AHS (in the notes please put donation in memory of A. Avrett), AHS, Attn: Bookkeeper, 818 W. Park Row Drive, Arlington TX 76013. You may also call Teresa Zimmerman, bookkeeper at 682-867-8107 for credit card donations over the phone.

We as a family have been very fortunate to have had a dad that has always put God and family first, AHS second, everything else if there was time!

Wade Family Funeral Home
(817) 274-9233
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 6th, 2021 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, June 6th, 2021 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    Address
    4140 W. Pioneer Pkwy
    Arlington, Texas 76013
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  • Funeral Service

    Monday, June 7th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, June 7th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Arlington High School Allen Avrett MAC Center
    Address
    818 W. Park Row Dr.
    Arlington, Texas 76013
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  • Interment

    Monday, June 7th, 2021 | 3:00pm
    When
    Monday, June 7th, 2021 3:00pm
    Location
    Moore Memorial Gardens
    Address
    1219 N Davis Dr.
    Arlington, United States 76012
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Minda, Erica, and Cindy

Posted at 04:45pm
Thank you Allen, for inspiring us and showing us how life should be lived.

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Melody Frank

Posted at 01:47pm
Becky and family, I am so saddened to hear about the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you, and I want to offer my sincere condolences. He was a great and kind man.
Love, Melody Rushing Frank
 
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Gary Avrett Posted at 02:01pm

Thank you Melody
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Jason Brazeal

Posted at 11:51am
When I think of words to describe Mr. Avrett, one in particular comes to mind - Character. He was a character who had great Character. I have great respect for him as a role model for us all and the legacy he leaves by example. It was a great blessing to know him, and I know we’ll see him again. I look forward to seeing his huge kelly green mansion and heavenly AHS stadium box.
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The Parker Family

Posted at 11:11am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Always,
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Tim and Charlotte Shipley

Posted at 05:18pm
Our deepest condolences. We loved Allen! What a life well-lived! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless you all.
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