Herschel Steve Allen, 57, of Kingsland, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at his residence.
Steve was born May 20, 1957 in Louisville, Georgia. He had resided in Camden County since 1976, and had been employed with Gilman Paper Company for 25 years. Some of Steve’s interests and hobbies include the Atlanta Braves, the National Hot Rod Association, listening to music, fishing, astronomy, and grilling out with family and friends. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine Gay Allen of St. Marys; father, Harry J. Allen of Kingsland; children, Suzanne Edwards (Scott) of Ormond Beach, FL; Staci Tucker (Kevin), Jeremy Allen (Threse), and Kelly Allen all of St. Marys, and Andrew Allen of Kingsland; brother, Eric Allen (Marla) of Woodbine; 11 grandchildren, Caleb Allen, Abby Edwards, Braylee Allen, Kara Tucker, Brasen Tucker, Kamryn Cohn, Liz Allen, Kylie Allen, Britny Edwards, Dillion Edwards, and Cody Edwards; many nieces and nephews. Steve was preceded in death by his mother, Sue K. Allen and brother, Brian Allen.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 19th, at 2 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, with Pastor Bobby Woods officiating. Burial will follow at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time.
Pallbearers: Kevan Kelley, Kenneth Kelley, Billy Kelley, Jr., Ron Kelley, Vic Hall, and Van Hall.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Steve be made to Heartland Hospice, 664 Scranton Road, Brunswick, Georgia 31520.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.