Richard Allen, accountant and golfer, mourned

DOWNEY – Richard H. Allen died at his home in Diamond Bar on Sept. 21. Born Richard Allen Heimerdinger on Dec. 19, 1927 in Bell, he lived in Huntington Park, graduating from Huntington Park High School after which he entered the Navy Flight Training Program in Pensacola, Fla.

After leaving the Navy, he worked for the Huntington Park Police Department while finishing his college degree in accounting and licensing as a certified public accountant.

Moving to Downey in 1960, Richard opened his accounting office and lived and practiced in Downey until his retirement in 2013. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Rio Hondo Golf Club for many years, serving as an officer in various capacities over the years.

He is survived by a younger brother, Tom, from Fresno; and two stepsons from a prior marriage, Steven Christian of Winterpark, Fla. and Tony McCargar of Durango, Colo.

A private funeral service for family will be held at Rose Hills.



Published: Sept. 25, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 24