|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1955|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 20, 2011|
SOPHIA – Mr. Donald Reid Allred, Jr. (Doobie) of Sophia died Wednesday, July 20th at the residence of his daughter, Kari Butcher in Ft. Eustis, Virginia.
A native of Guilford County, Mr. Allred was born October 28, 1955 in High Point a son of the late Donald R. Allred, Sr. and the late Evelyn Paige Beeson Allred. He had been a resident of this area most of his life and was a member of Marlboro Friends Meeting. In his youth, Donald was a Boy Scout and later an adult a Scout Leader. While in Ft. Eustis he joined his daughter and son-in-law in volunteering with the USO. He was most proud of being a founding member of the Sophia Fire Department and also was a NASCAR club member. Until his retirement in 2007, he had been employed as a van builder with Ilderton Van Conversion in High Point. Prior to working at Ilderton, he had worked, building Vans, for Custom Classic Vans and Cresent Cruisers. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Gina Paige Allred.
Surviving are four children, Donald R. Allred, III and his wife Tierriney of Sophia, Shannon E. Sheffield and her husband Richard of Sophia, Kari Butcher and her husband Randy of Ft. Eustis, Virginia and Johnathan Conney of Asheboro; two sisters, Diane Allman and her husband Jimmy of Trinity and Cherly Pratt of Sophia; two brothers, Steven Allred and his wife Brenda of Archdale and Barry Allred and his wife Deana of Trinity. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday in Marlboro Friends Meeting House with Ricky Sessoms officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm tonight at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.
Memorials may directed to The Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, NC 27317 or to the Make a Wish Foundation, 600 Meadowbrook Mall, Suite # 28, Clemmons, NC 27012.
Online condolences can be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.
Donald Reed Allred (1930 - 2002)
Evelyn Paige Beeson Allred (1932 - 1984)
Gina Paige Allred (1984 - 1986)*
Marlboro Friends Meeting Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Polly Fry Hagerman
Record added: Jul 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73825753