Allen Kent Stoddard, Sr.

Obituary for Allen Kent Stoddard, Sr.

July 1, 1946 - February 4, 2021
Townsend, Delaware | Age 74


Allen Kent Stoddard Sr. of Townsend, DE, age 74, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021. Allen was born on July 1, 1946 in Putnam, CT to the late Paul Allen Stoddard and Virginia Mae (Kent) Stoddard.

Allen enjoyed doing wood working, loved gardening, both flowers and vegetables and fishing. He loved crossword puzzles, suduko and playing cards. Allen loved to sit and watch his goats. He enjoyed story telling and telling jokes. His family was his pride and joy. Most importantly he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Allen is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean Stoddard; children: Norma Jean Brister and her husband, Curtis Hackett, Bonnie Ann Zistl and her partner, Terri Bronson, and Allen Kent Stoddard, Jr.; 5 grandchildren: Ashley Brister, Joseph Brister, Carol Zistl, Devar Hackett, Kerston Stoddard; 4 great-grandchildren: Sophia, Isabella, Dawson, Beaux; brother, Earl P. Stoddard II and his wife, Diane and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Allen is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Aleah Stoddard; sister, Bonnie Ann Stoddard and brother, George William Stoddard.

A visitation for Allen will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. A service and burial will be held privately at Pencader Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to "Future Farmers of America" and sent in care of the funeral home.

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