Allen K MacNeil

July 20, 1931 –  July 12, 2013 

Plymouth, NH- On July 12, 2013, the town of Plymouth lost one of its most loyal and hardworking citizens. Allen K. MacNeil, son of Allen D. MacNeil and Laura Hull MacNeil, succumbed to the ravages of emphysema and the stress of a broken hip. Born on July 20, 1931, Allen was raised in Plymouth and attended the Plymouth schools. After thirteen years in the Air Force, he returned to his home town and embarked on a life of service to his state, community and family as follows, An All lines insurance broker for twenty-seven years, Plymouth Police Department for two years, Board of Selectman for ten years, Advisory Budget Committee for eight years, Pemi-Baker Solid Waste Committee, Chair and Founder, Plymouth Rotary Club member and past President for thirty-one years, Plymouth Fishing Derby, Founder and Coordinator: Plymouth Area High School Building Trades Program-Founder and Chairman for twenty-five years, House of Representatives for three terms, Plymouth Cemetery Sexton for five years, Chairman of Plymouth Cannon and Town Bell restoration project from 1998-1999 and Public Water Access Committee for five years. In his personal life, Allen enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and his dogs. He and his wife Evelyn, whom he married in 1954, had their own box business during the 1990’s. Allen leaves his wife, Evelyn, of fifty-eight years; his son, Michael and granddaughter, Estelle of Detroit, MI; his sisters, Dawn Hixon and Wilbur of Pelham, NH and Ann Knight of Raleigh, NC; nephew Spencer Richdale and Priscilla of Rochester, NH. Several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Allen D. and Laura H. MacNeil, his sisters, Laura Jean Goldsmith and Priscilla Racette; his brothers, Herbert W. Hull , Arthur MacNeil and Donald MacNeil. Graveside funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 11 am in the family lot in the Trinity Cemetery in Holderness, NH. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in Allen’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice. The Fournier-Hale Funeral Home of North Woodstock, NH is in charge of arrangements. To view an online guestbook go to

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