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G. Allen Floodman

Private services for G. Allen “Doc” Floodman will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Yosemite.

Dr. Floodman died Sunday, Nov. 5. He was 75.

He was born March 25, 1931, in Glendale. He graduated from Loma Linda Academy High School in 1950. He received a BA from the University of Redlands in 1965, and received his Doctor of Optometry from Los Angeles College of Optometry in 1972. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves.

He worked as a police officer in Redlands, correctional officer in Folsom, was an elementary school teacher in Hesperia, a probation officer in San Bernardino, and retired as an optometrist in 1998 in San Bernardino, then moved to Nevada City. He was a master woodworker and oil painter. He enjoyed photography and developing, hiking, camping, backpacking, playing the clarinet and singing. He was a ham radio operator and was a performer in the Little Theater staring in multiple roles with the Footlighter’s Theater in Redlands. In 1967 he also bicycled from San Bernardino to New York City and appeared on the Jack Parr television show.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn of Nevada City; sister, Arlene Davis of Modesto; brother, John of Exeter; children Bobbie Flood of San Bernardino, Teri Davis of Redlands, David Floodman of Laughlin, Nev., Allena Adams of Sacramento, Brett Floodman of Hawaii Kai, Hawaii, Brandy Burton of Highland, and Alisa Davies of Highland; stepdaughter, Anne Ross of Yukon, Okla.; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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