ALLEN, Charles Clayton, 86, of Wheeling, WV, passed away at Liza's Place on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
He was born in Morgantown, WV on August 18, 1927, son the late T.B. and Jessie Johns Allen.
Mr. Allen was a retired Shift Engineer for Kammer Power Plant, a member of Christ Lutheran Church. He was also a member of the Land of Lakes Airstream Club.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Kraft Allen (2011) and a sister, Geneva Kossuth.
Charles is survived by a daughter, Kristina (Daniel) Taylor, Lafayette, IN, sons, Richard (Lynn) Allen, Glen Dale, WV, David (Peggy) Allen, Medinia, OH, sisters Loretta Harrison, Moundsville, WV and Janet Middleton, Wheeling, WV. Also surviving are seven grandchildren: Brad Taylor, San Diego, CA, Bryan (Mandy) Allen, Moundsville, WV, Stacy (Shane) Stufft, Baltimore, MD, Nicole (Michael) Krueger, Frankfort, IN, Christopher (Kristen) Allen, Sheridan, WY, Casey and Zach Allen both of Medinia, OH and two great-grandchildren, Aubrey Lee Krueger and Charlee Marie Stufft.
Friends will be received on Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 9 a.m. until time of services at 11 am. at Christ Lutheran Church, 2 Richmond Ave, Wheeling, WV, with Pastor Joel E. Richter officiating.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
The Allen family would like to give a special thanks to Charles' caretakers: Peggy, Terri, Beth, Charmaine, Charlotte, Mandy and Bryan.
Memorial contributions can be made to Liza's Place, Mt. Saint Joseph's Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Personal condolences can be expressed at www.kepnerfuneral.com.
Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 3534 Jacob Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.