Barry Steven “Champ” Allen
By Kim Swindell Wood | December 31, 2015 2:56 pm
Barry Steven “Champ” Allen, 58, of McMinnville, passed away Dec. 29, 2015, at Erlanger Medical Center.
Mr. Allen was born April 15, 1957, in Alexandria, Virginia, to Benjamin William Allen and Beverly Jean Bentz Allen.
He was retired from United Airlines in the building maintenance department at National Airport, in Washington D.C.
He was preceded in death by his mother; two grandsons, Aaron Shane Griffin, Willie Evan Griffin; and a brother David Cole Allen.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Patricia Allen, of McMinnville; daughter, Karen Griffin and husband Willie, of Sparta; four grandchildren, Katina Kilgore, David Griffin, Jason Griffin, Leigha Griffin; 13 great-grandchildren; father, Benjamin Allen and wife Judy, of Virginia; two brothers, Glenn Michael Allen, Benjamin Dewayne Allen; brother-in-law, Ralph B. Woosley; special dialysis nurse for the last 17 years, Wanda; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Jan. 2, 2015, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Jan. 1, at the funeral home.
Willie Griffin, Jason Griffin, Roger Griffin, Andy Allen, Joe Woody and Danny Tollison will serve as pallbearers.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.