Roy Mitchell Allen, Sr.

December 12, 1943 ~ December 3, 2018 (age 74)


Roy M. Allen, Sr. 
December 12, 1943 – December 3, 2018 

Roy Mitchell Allen, Sr., 74 of Roper, died, Monday, December 3, 2018 at his residence. 

Born in Washington County, December 12, 1943, he was the son of the late Elwood Arlington and Grace Gibbs Allen. 

Affectionately known as “Mickey”, he never met a stranger and enjoyed striking a conversation with anyone. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Plymouth Church of Christ. Phillip Alligood and Thomas Biggs will officiate. Burial will follow in the Davis Cemetery. 

Surviving are two sons, Roy M. Allen, Jr. and wife, Stacie of St. Petersburg, FL, Robert L. Allen and wife, Susan of Dawsonville, GA;  two daughters, Wendy A. Matthews and husband, Ken Stanley of Indian Trail, NC, Jennifer A. O’Neal and husband, Steve of Plymouth; a daughter in-law, Denise O. Sawyer of Plymouth; one brother, Thomas E. Allen and wife, Gayle of Roper; thirteen grandchildren, Jessica G. Stockwell and husband, Cody, Courtney E. Jones and husband, Dallas, Kayla L. Allen; Christopher L. Allen and wife, Sarah, Megan N. Allen, Jordan M. Allen;  Ashley M. Matthews, McKayla D. Matthews;  Steve O’Neal, III;  Jonathan B. Sawyer, IV, Cody H. Cahoon; six great grandchildren, Colton R. Stockwell, Caroline G. Stockwell, Cameron A. Jones, Faith A. Jones, Emelyn J. Jones and Penelope A. Allen. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Jonathan B. Sawyer, III. 

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Service at Hampton Academy, Plymouth.


December 7, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bryan Funeral Service, Plymouth
108 West Main Street
Plymouth, NC 27962

Funeral Service
December 8, 2018

11:00 AM
Plymouth Church of Christ
905 Washington Street
Plymouth, NC 27962

Interment following funeral service
December 8, 2018

Davis Cemetery
1075 NC Hwy 45 North
Pantego, NC 27860

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