Battin, R. Allen, 81 of South Charleston passed away November 18, 2019 in the Villa of Springfield. He was born in Xenia, Ohio on February 28, 1938. He was a member of the Green Plain Friends Meeting; the South Charleston Fire Dept. for 30yrs, retiring as assistant chief; Springfield Scuba Society; the Clark County under water recovery team; numerous farm organizations. He served in the Ohio Air National Guard as a staff Sergeant. In his spare time Allen and Fran loved to travel. He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond F. and Mildred Battin; grandparents and many uncles and aunts. Survivors include his wife of 61 years Frances, whom he married September 12, 1959; children Daniel Allen (Rachel) Battin and Janet Carman; sister Caroline Taylor; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A gathering of family and friends may call Saturday from 2-4pm in the First Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to the Springfield Cancer Center in Allen’s memory. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.richardsraffanddunbar.com.
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