Barry Steven “Champ” Allen, 58, of McMinnville died Tuesday Dec. 29 at Erlanger Medical Center.
Mr. Allen was born April 15, 1957 in Alexandria, Va., to Benjamin William Allen and the late Beverly Jean Bentz Allen. He was retired from United Airlines in the building maintenance department at National Airport in Washington, D.C. In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by grandsons Aaron Shane Griffin and Willie Evan Griffin; and 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; brothers Glenn Michael Allen and Benjamin Dewayne Allen; brother-in-law Ralph B. Woosley; special dialysis nurse for the last 17 years, Wanda. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
Funeral service was held Saturday from the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with burial at Peeled Chestnut Cemetery.