By James W. Morrison
Author of Bedford Goes to War
Allen M. Huddleston died on February 10 at age 96.
He was a native son of Bedford County who served his country and his community. He is believed to have been the last survivor of the Bedford Boys, the last survivor from Bedford County to have served during World War II in Company A, which had been a National Guard infantry company based in Bedford before it was called to active duty and eventual deployment to Europe.