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Richard Allen

Richard B. “Rick” Allen, 63, of Weirton, died on Thursday October 10, 2019, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

A son of the late James E. and Rose Marie Brown Allen, Richard was born in Weirton, WV, on March 25, 1956.

Rick graduated from West Virginia University and was working as an Operation Manager and Welding Inspector for System One Services. He made his home in Weirton, WV and Key Largo, FL. Rick loved to ride his motorcycle. He enjoyed fishing and gardening, and most of all entertaining his family and friends especially on Labor Day weekend. Rick will always be remembered for his kindness and his generosity, and his willingness to help others in need.

He will be remembered with love by the love of his life, Mya Rock; his two daughters, Danika Allen of Weirton, WV, and Carly Allen (Emma Martin) of Chattanooga, TN; his step-sons, Mickey McGrogan (Megan) and Shane McGrogan (Jennifer) all of Weirton, WV; his brother, Jim Allen of Phoenix, AZ; his sisters, Susan Soplinski (Gary) and Mary Kay Heiserman (Joe) all of Weirton; Mya’s children, Kimberly Rock, John Carlo Rock (Kathy) and Francesca Rock; his grandchildren, Katie and Riley McGrogan, and James Hunt.

Visitation will be 5- 8 p.m., on Monday, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held 11 a.m., on Tuesday.

Reverend Dr. Ed Rudiger will preside.

Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Make a Wish Foundation https://wish.org/

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