Allen Andrew Heard was born February 24th, 1924 to Johnnie Heard and Olivia Hayes in Memphis TN.
At the age of 12, he moved to Chicago to live with his grandmother. He attended school in Chicago.
Allen was a retired steelworker, he had two daughters Sharon and Lucretia Heard, and a grandson Elliott Thompson.
Allen was a World War II Veteran, he served in the Navy from April 1943 to December 1945.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories, his friend Mary L. Johnson in Tucson Arizona, his daughter Sharon Heard, grandson Elliott Thompson, brother and sister-in-law Abbran and May Resendez, all of Chicago, and a cousin Martha Hill. His daughter Lucretia preceded him in death. Allen loved bowling and bowled with a team for years.