Dallas R. “Tom” Allen, Jr., age 85, of Gaston, NC, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, Tarboro, NC. Tom was born in Halifax County, son of the late Dallas R. Allen,Sr. and Hazel Moss Allen. He was a retired farmer. He served with the US Coast Guard during the Korean War.
Preceding Tom in death was his wife, Gloria Sledge Allen.
He is survived by his sons, Dallas R. Allen, III, Kenneth S. Allen, Charles K. Allen; his daughter, Elizabeth A. Stone; eight grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Old Cedarwood Cemetery with the Rev. Rick Russell officiating.
Wrenn, Clarke, & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service is taking care of arrangements where the family will receive friends immediately following services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rainbow Animal Rescue, PO Box 972, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870, or to firstname.lastname@example.org