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Obituary: Allen Rockwell Roman


Allen Rockwell Roman, age 73, died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare from leukemia that had been diagnosed on May 9th. He was born in Miami and graduated from the University of Miami Law School. He moved to Madison in 1989. He worked as an attorney throughout his career. He provided legal services to implement public school desegregation in the early 1970s, was a Vice President for Sun Trust Bank, worked with abused and neglected children for HRS, assisted with the State of Florida’s law suit against the tobacco industry, was a Medicaid attorney, and was a hearings officer for the Department of Health.

He is survived by his wife Jo Ann Linch Roman; a step-daughter Lee Anne Albritton (Brian) of Kingston, NY; 2 brothers: Scott Roman (Geri) of Longwood, Fl, and John Roman of Sebring, FL; 3 nieces, 1 nephew, and many cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents: Jack and Frances Roman and a brother, Tom Roman. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, with burial at Cherry Lake Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at Beggs Funeral Home.

John Bullard

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