Ray Allen passed away on 4th June 2021 aged 99 years and eight months.
Ray joined the Bristol Fire Brigade in 1948 serving initially at Bridwell Fire Station, moving onto Ashton Drive and finally to Avonmouth from where he retired in 1976 after 28 years service.
A former colleague described Ray as large in stature but a gentle giant, a lovely man who would help anyone.
Funeral service is at South Bristol Crematorium, Bedminster Down on Monday 5th July at 11.15am. If you wish to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure the regulations are complied with.