Passed away on December 5, 2016 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital with his family by his side at the age of 87 years. Allan was born on March 25, 1929 to the late Augustus and Maggie (Tucker) Compton. On March 25, 1953, he married Olive Hopkins, together they had seven children; Joan, Robert (Deceased), Yvonne, Bernice, Jean, Clyde, and Lesa as well as their special granddaughter Connie. Allan worked in his younger days in the woods from cutting wood to cook’s helper. In his later years he worked with the Department of Transportation, grading roads and plowing snow until retiring in 1989. He was very well known in all the community, as well as Roddickton and surrounding areas. He leaves to mourn his Wife Olive of 63 years, daughters Joan (Tony), Yvonne (Rudy), Bernice (Edmond), Jean (Harold), Lesa (Fergie), Connie (Jeff), Son Clyde (Deloris), eleven grandchildren, ten greatgrandchildren, three sisters, two brothers, daughter-in-law Sharon Compton, his special homecare worker “Sunbeam”, seven brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. No one was a stranger to “Fadder.” He was predeceased by his son Robert. - “Rock Of Ages, Cleft For Me, Let me hide myself in thee” Visitation was held at the Salvation Army Church in Englee from where the funeral service was held at 2:00 pm on December 8, 2016 with Major Collins officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Anthony or Englee Salvation Army Corps.