Mr. Hiram Jeffries Allman, 88, a resident of Naples, passed into eternal life the morning of Wednesday, March 8, 2023, following a prolonged illness. He passed in the comfort of his private residence with his wife at his bedside. Born on Tuesday, March 20, 1934, he would have celebrated his eighty-ninth birthday next week. He was one of two children to the late Sydney and Leanore (Ribitz) Allman, being raised and educated in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania schools. Mr. Allman furthered his education by attaining a bachelor’s degree in 1955 from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Following his formal education, Mr. Allman proudly served our country with the United States Navy for several years.
Until his formal retirement, he had been employed with his family in the Allman Brothers Insurance Agency of Philadelphia. He would later relocate to Southwest Florida, settling in Naples. He and his wife, the former Jean (LaPointe) Allman, celebrated twelve years of married life together on November 25th of last year.
A lover of the outdoors, Mr. Allman did not sit idly by. One of his favorite passions was golfing. He held membership in both the Vineyards Golf Club and the Quail Creek Country Club, both of Naples, where he took pride in his low handicap on both courses. He was also an avid gardener in his spare time. Socially, he held membership in the Naples Dartmouth Club for area alumni.
Besides his beloved wife Jean at home, are a son, Hiram Jeffries “Jeff” Allman and his wife Shari of Ottsville, PA; Grandchildren, Samantha and Justin Allman; Stepsons, Adam Contrino of Boston, MA and Jay Contrino and his wife Michelle of Girardeau, MO; Sister, Faith Viland of Scottsdale, AZ; Several nieces, nephews, fellow golfers and dear friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Allman will be held privately and at the convenience of his family with no formal visitation. The Naples location of the Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Society is honored to care for Mr. Allman and his family at this time. Those wishing to share online words of comfort or a fond remembrance with the family are encouraged to do so on his memorial page.
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