Virgil Allen, 79, of South Bloomfield, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016, surrounded by family.
He was born on April 29, 1937, in Pineville, Kentucky. He had worked as a welder.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy (York) and Harvey Allen; and his wife, Thelma (Warix) Allen.
Virgil is survived by his children, Jeryl Harris, Tom (Delinda) Allen, Tracy Allen, Denny (Valerie) Allen, Jennifer (Greg) Sturgill and Eric (Joey) Allen; grandchildren, Tommy, Gregg, and TJ McConahay, Tiffany and Cassy Allen, Holly Smith, Billy Williams, Megan Embrey, Michelle Karshner, Kelli Peters, Karri Smith, Gregory Sturgill and Molly Allen; as well as several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St., Ashville, with a funeral Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Fernwood Cemetery, Lockbourne.
The family request in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Ohio Health Hospice, 800 McConnell Rd., Columbus, OH 43214; or VFW Post 7941, 3301 Northup Ave., Ashville, OH 43103.
Online guestbook can be found at www.olivercheekfuneralhome.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal