Allen was born April 11, 1960, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, to Allen Bitner Sr. and his wife Jean. Allen passed away Dec. 10, 2017, in Shawnee, surrounded by family and friends.

Allen was born April 11, 1960, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, to Allen Bitner Sr. and his wife Jean. Allen passed away Dec. 10, 2017, in Shawnee, surrounded by family and friends.

Allen is survived by parents Jean and Allen Bitner Sr., wife Alma Bitner, stepchildren Tiffany and Kristi and six grandchildren, sister-in-law Jane (Boots) and husband Brian, brothers-in-law Coy Brown, Johnny and Janet Brown, Calving Brown, and many nieces and nephews, longtime friends Ricky Stavley of Choctaw, VI Anne Jones of Konawa, Yanna Meeks of Shawnee and many other friends.

Allen was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was a member of the International Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman Union.

Allen was beloved by his family and friends for his good heart and simply being a good man.

Memorial service for Allen will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12, at the VFW 811 E. MacArthur, Shawnee.