I remember him as a doorman at the now-defunct Rescue Mission in Portland (Oregon).
He served there, helping rescue down-and-outers.
Some of them were quite wrecked.
Early this morning, Richard was rescued from this life.
Rescued, I say!
He had a long walk through the Valley of the Shadow of Death. Accompanied, I believe, by the Good Shepherd.
Now another of Hopewell’s spent veterans is Home.
Complete, whole, well, perfect — Richard Allan (1920-2011).
in the sight of the Lord
is the death of his saints.”
May the Lord comfort and bless his family…and reward them further for their faithful service to Richard in his last days and years.