Kirk Hamilton Allen
February 6, 2013
Our beloved, sweet Kirk Hamilton Allen, 18, of Sammamish, went to the Lord on Jan. 27, 2013. He is survived by mother Gretchen Allen and brother Bryant Allen of Sammamish; father John Allen of Richland; aunt Wendy Allen, Danville, Calif.; Mark Christian and family of Sacramento, Calif.
Kirk was loved by many, including nieces, nephews, friends, close confidant and mentor Al Gasak and our little dachshund, Duke.
Kirk graduated from Eastlake High School in 2012 and most recently worked at Costco Ware-house, Issaquah, alongside his brother Bryant. He enjoyed playing football, downhill biking, snowboarding, fly-fishing, video gaming and working out at the gym. His passions were staying fit and writing music lyrics. He often would seek out family time and wanted to gather everyone together to catch up on the latest happenings. Kirk was a true outdoorsman and often spoke about his favorite vacations destinations, Lake Tahoe and Whistler.
He was predeceased by his Grandmother and Grandfather Mavis and Walter Melnick; Grandmother and Grandfather Bill and Lois Allen; Aunt, Uncle Leo and Beverly Chapado; Great Grandmother O’Lena Anderson.
His ashes will be spread high atop Whistler where he lived his fondest family times and enjoyed many recreational memories.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 8 at Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church, 22818 S.E. Eighth St., Sammamish.
Flowers may be received same day 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations can be made to Banner Bank, Kirkland branch for the benefit of Kirk Hamilton Allen to support teens and families dealing with mental health issues.