August 3, 1962 ~ June 6, 2022
Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
William Richard Allen, 59, of West Asheville, passed away June 6, 2022 at the CarePartners Solace Center.
Richard most recently worked at the Rodeway Inn with his great friends, Lisa Brandis Lunsford and Marc Rosenbalm.
Surviving is his wife, Kelly Brown Allen; daughters, Kimberly Lacey and husband Wes, and granddog Frankie of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Crystal Allen and granddaughter Cloe Allen, of Asheville; sister, Deborah Lakowicz and family of Greensboro; and mother and father-in-law, Jack and Peggy Brown of Asheville.
Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his parents, father Jimmie Richard Allen in 2009, and mother Martha Sue Allen in 2007.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.