COLERAIN, NC – Randy Taylor Allen, age 62, passed away on October 28, 2017 at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
Mr. Allen was born on January 22, 1955 to Earl and Ida Mae Taylor Allen in Hertford County, NC. He was a member of Early Station Baptist Church. Randy was dedicated to his work with Freeman Metal Casket Company for over forty years. He was a people pleaser with many friends. Randy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend that will be deeply missed by all that knew him.
Besides his parents, Randy was preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Allen.
Randy is survived by his loving wife Jane, twin sons, Ronnie and Donnie Allen of Aulander; three daughters, Jessica Allen Housley of Ahoskie, Heather Allen Wrenn and husband Kevin, Jr. of Colerain, and Crystal Allen Bazemore and husband Michael of Ahoskie; step-daughter, Gwen Hughson and husband James of Colerain; three grandsons, Blake and Carson Wrenn, and Ethan Hughson all of Colerain; two granddaughters, Mikayla Bazemore of Ahoskie and Emma Hughson of Colerain; two sisters, Chris Pearce and Regina Morris, both of Forest, VA.; two brothers, Curtis Allen and wife Brenda, and Dwight Allen and wife Teresa, both of Ahoskie; along with a host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Monday, October 30, 2017, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, and other times at his home, 539 Meadow Road, Colerain, NC 27924.
A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. David Allen (nephew), officiating. Burial will follow at Edgewood Cemetery, Windsor, NC.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Allen family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.