Jul 13, 1958 Apr 21, 2017
A native of Flint, MI, he had resided in Western NC for most of his life. He retired in 1993 following 20 years of service with the US Navy, where he had served during the Gulf War.
He was a son of Betty McFalls Allen of Sevierville, TN and the late Donald “Junior” Allen.
Surviving in addition to mother are his wife, Sherry Gregg Allen whom he married August 1, 1998; children, Brian, Andrea and Cindy Allen; step-sons, Derek and Steven Reed; brothers, Daniel and Carl Allen; 13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
At Mr. Allen’s request, no services will be held.