Bill Allen


It is with an extremely heavy heart that I inform you all that our dearly beloved Bill Allen has made his transition.

William Robert Allen II

February 11, 1948 ~ May 2, 2021 (age 73)


William R. “Bill” Allen, age 73, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 2, 2021 in Fort Walton Beach, FL.  He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Dianne, and his two daughters, Shannon Allen and Angela King; stepson, Lawrence Cinko; three grandchildren and countless friends and colleagues.

Bill served in the USMC during Vietnam and enlisted shortly thereafter in the USAF.  Bill worked out of Hurlburt Field with the 16th SOS “SPECTRE” Squadron until his discharge.  After the military, Bill primarily focused on Real Estate and his family.  He enjoyed golfing and was a member of Unity of Fort Walton Beach Church.  Bill’s charisma and unique outlook on life will forever be missed by many who knew him.

A visitation will take place on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at Emerald Coast Funeral Home followed by a funeral service at 11:00 A.M.  Bill will be laid to rest at Barrancas National Cemetery with Military Honors at 2:00 P.M.  Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at


May 13, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Service at 11 AM
Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Road North West
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547