Raymond H. Allen, age 73, 1443 Love Station Road, Erwin passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a lifelon g resident of Unicoi County and a son of the late Artie Clyde and Patsy Taylor Allen. Mr. Allen was employed by Hoover Ball for twenty-five years and retired from the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Erwin Centennial Masonic Lodge #491 F&AM. Raymond enjoyed restoring and driving old cars. Other than his parents he was preceded in death by one grandson, Eric Keith Allen; two brothers: Hubert Clyde Allen and Billy Allen.
Raymond leaves behind to cherish his memories three sons: Billy Allen, Michael “Moose” Allen both of Erwin, Gregory “Greg” Scott Allen and wife, Anita of Telford; five grandchildren: Lindsey, Hayden, Zack, Dakota and Jacob; one great grandchild, Maddox Cochran.
The family will receive friends Monday, February 8, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until the hour of service at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Roger Laws will officiate at the 7:00 P.M. funeral service. Music will be provided by Allan Foster and Inez Chandler. Sons and grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Committal service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. in the Evergreen Cemetery. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home by 10:30 A.M. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Allen family. (423) 743-1380.