Allen, Roger Lee

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Roger Lee Allen, age 77, lost his battle with cancer, but entered his eternal reward on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at the Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg, WV. Born October 23, 1943, in Bozoo, WV, he was the son of the late John “Harry” and Christine Dillow Allen.

Roger was a member of the Church of Christ in Glen Lyn, VA, and the John Dove Lodge #78 AF&AM. He worked on the railroad for Norfolk Southern and was a licensed auctioneer and owned Mountaineer Auctions. He was an avid collector of anything that would catch his eye. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be dearly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, John David Allen. Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years, Judy Wikle Allen; one son, Brian Keith Allen (Sharon) of Peterstown, WV; one daughter, Chrissy Allen (Heather Tickle) of Ripplemead, VA; one brother, Robert Allen (Marjorie) of Lindside, WV; one grandson, Connor Allen; special grandpuppy, Mandy; and several nieces, nephews, and special cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00PM on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, WV, with Minister Jim Mullins officiating. Burial will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Lindside, WV, with Tommy Shires, Charles Shires, H.W. Shires, Sam Shires, Jerry Pitzer, Bob Osborne, Dickie Allen, and Mike Shoda serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 1:00PM until time of services on Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Roger’s name to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital ( or to the Ronald McDonald House in Roanoke, VA (

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.