Billy Ray Allen, 80, of Bedford, died on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center. He was born on January 14, 1940, in Durham, NC, a son of the late Jack and Burtis (Wright) Allen. On August 31, 1961, in Durham, NC, he married Andrea (Lape) Allen who survives along with two sons, William Glenn Allen widower of Joni of Bedford, Rodney Ray Allen widower of Michelle of Bedford; three grandchildren: Amanda Thomas, Katie Suiters and husband Scott, and Stephanie Allen; five great-grandchildren: Jamaine, Mataya, Harper, Hayden, and Harrison; two brothers, Jerry Allen of NC, and Wayne Allen of Bedford; and a sister-in-law Bonnie Gardner of Bedford. He was preceded in death by three brothers Eugene, Robert, and Major Allen.
Billy’s main hobby was working on cars. He started out at Ebersole’s Gas Station, then worked as a mechanic at Thomas Chevrolet and also hauled corvettes for Dave Stahl. Billy was a member of the Bedford Moose Lodge # 480, American Legion Post 113 and Bedford VFW 7527. Funeral Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held at Bedford Cemetery. Arrangements by the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home in Bedford. Our online guest book is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.
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