William E. Allen, Sr., 66, passed away, Friday, July 22, 2022.
He was born August 23, 1955 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Rufus and Ida J. (Walls) Allen. He was a retired self-employed Jack of All Trades. Billy was Catholic by Faith; he served our country in the United States Marines. He enjoyed fishing, camping and boating; he would help the homeless by providing them food and shelter; he was a loving and giving person; and never met a stranger. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his son, William E. Allen, Jr.; ex-wife, Wilma Allen; sister, Linda Allen; brother in law, Clifton Hunter; and special friend, Lisa Cook.
Those left to cherish his memory are his six children, Lisa O’Gorman (Brian), Lisa Abernathy (Johnnie, Sr.) , Theresa Allen, Ashley Allen, Danielle Allen and Brandon Summers; twenty grandchildren, Michael, Tommy, Camon, Mandi, Amber, Johnnie, Hannah, Tiffaney, Damien, Tae, T-Man, Treanna, Theia, Scarlette, Owen, Greyson, Paisleigh, E.J., Amanda and Clinton; seven great-grandchildren, Tre, Jaiden, Michael, Darian, Noah, Bradley and Lilian; two brothers, Danny Allen ( Teresa) and Gerald Allen; five sisters, Anne Zaliti, Donna Hunter, Mary Catherine Allen, Rebecca Allen and Diane Rodriguez; ex-wife- Sharon Allen-Judd (Rick); special friend, Rachel Shanklin; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorial visitation will be held Friday, July 29, 2022 from 3:00 – 6: 00 p.m. at Legacy Funeral Center-Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W. Market Street with a Memorial Service held immediately at 6:00 p.m.
Donations to the family to help with funeral services can be made by contacting the funeral home.