Ronnie Gene Allen

  • Born: January 14, 1947
  • Died: December 2, 2020
  • Location: Summerville, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel

2180 Greenridge Road
North Charleston, SC 29406

Tel. (843) 572.2339

Tribute & Message From The Family


Ronnie Gene Allen, 73, of Summerville, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, December 2, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 11:00am at the City Church of Charleston, 913 Wappoo Rd. in Charleston.

Ronnie was born January 14, 1947 in Tyler, Texas, son of the late Horace Allen and Marie Sirmons Allen. Ronnie faithfully served his country in the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. He drove truck as an Independent Owner & Operator for almost 20 years. Ronnie was an avid antique automobile enthusiast, but his biggest love of all was to be able to spend time with his family.

He is survived by two sons, Jeffery D. Allen (Donna) and Michael Allen (Amber) of North Charleston, SC; grandchildren: Ian, Breona, Jacob, Austin, Bethany, David, Emmalee Allen and Lauren Shoebrook Zakowitz; great grandchildren: Jacob "J.J." Carter, Johnathan, Lilien and Ember Zakowitz; two brothers, Jerry D. Allen (Toni) and Howard Allen (Kathy) of Oil City, LA; sister, Donna White of Augusta, GA and a very special and helpful friend, Catherine Gitschier.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Esther Allen and one son, John David Shoebrook.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation for the family, to help with burial expenses: C/O Ronnie Allen Funeral, 8875 Gable Street, North Charleston, SC 29406.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

I just heard about Ron’s passing. We shared some good times together at World Harvest and lots of stories working the ports condolences to his family

Posted by Ken Carroll - Friend   January 06, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May you find comfort in many wonderful memories. May you also feel God's love and comfort in a very special day in the days and weeks to come. We thank you so much for allowing us to help in the care of Mr. Allen.

Posted by Intrepid Hospice Staff - North Charleston, SC   December 08, 2020

Sammy and I are keeping everyone in our prayers. May God hold you close as you go through the days ahead. I was so blessed that he called me on my 70th birthday in January. He was very loved by my sister Shirley and I.God bless each of you. Love Linda and Sammy Garza

Posted by Linda Garza - Pflugerville, TX - Family   December 05, 2020

Sammy and I are keeping everyone in our prayers. May God hold you close as you go through the days ahead. I was so blessed that he called me on my 70th birthday in January. He was very loved by my sister Shirley and I.God bless each of you. Love Linda and Sammy Garza

Posted by Linda Garza - Pflugerville, TX - Family   December 05, 2020

So sorry about your dad. We will keep your family in our prays.

Posted by Rodney, Barbara Eanes - North Charleston, SC - Friend   December 04, 2020

To the Allen family: I pray you find strength and encouragement in the days ahead. Love and prayers

Posted by Sharon Bradshaw - Red House, WV - Family   December 02, 2020

My dearest sweet Ronnie. Such fun times we had in high school. So happy he kept in touch all these years. My friend and my partner in crime when younger. Miss you and know you are in best place now.

Posted by Glanda Widger - Decatur, TN - Friend   December 02, 2020

Michael and Jeffery, I am so sorry to hear about Ronnie. My love and prayers for all of you. Hugs.

Posted by Peggy & Dink Fedd - Oil City, LA - Family   December 02, 2020

Ronnie was a lifetime childhood dear friend. Charles and I will always hold dear his friendship. Prayers go up for his family!!!

Posted by Sandra and charles POINDEXTER - SHREVEPORT, LA - Family Friend   December 02, 2020


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