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Charles Raymond Allen

June 18, 1946 — October 7, 2023

Charles Raymond Allen, age 77, of Cave City, departed this life on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at his residence.  The Larue County native was born on June 18, 1946 to the late Ruel and Catherine Druien Allen.  He was married to his best friend and soul mate of forty-eight years, Carla Whitaker Allen, who survives. 

 

Charles was a U.S. Army veteran, and served during the Vietnam War era.  He was  a former educator with the Hart County School District, and was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church.  Charles loved his community and served for many years as a Barren County Magistrate.  He was also a member of Cave City Chamber of Commerce, Park City Lions Club and Cave City Bear Wallow Lodge #231 F&AM.  He enjoyed farming and raising his cattle, tobacco and strawberries. 

 

Besides his wife, Carla, he leaves to honor his memory— his children, Benjamin Druien Allen (Jennifer) of Lexington, Madie Allen Doyle (Jason) of Cave City and Laura Lee Allen Kazee (Chris) of Worthville; grandchildren, William Whitaker Allen, Henry Druien Allen, Matthew Bradley Doyle, Abbey Catherine Doyle, Addison Christin Kazee and Carter Morris Kazee; siblings, Gus Allen (Rita), Margaret Whitlock (Asa) and Larry Allen (Sharon), along with several nieces and nephews.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, Harold Allen. 

 

Memorial contributions may be made to:  American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Parkway Louisville, KY 40222 or Barren River Animal Welfare Association, 175 Trojan Trail, Glasgow, KY 42141.  

 

Interment will be in Camp Ground Cemetery with graveside military honors by Barren County DAV.

 

VISITATION

1—7 PM, Tuesday, October 10, 2023

10 AM—1 PM, Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Patton Funeral Cave City Chapel

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

1 PM, Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Patton Funeral Cave City Chapel

 

 

ARRANGEMENTS BY PATTON FUNERAL HOME CAVE CITY CHAPEL

Online condolences can be made at www.pattonfuneralhome.com.

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home - Cave City

9315 Happy Valley Rd, Cave City, KY 42127

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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9315 Happy Valley Rd, Cave City, KY 42127

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home - Cave City

9315 Happy Valley Rd, Cave City, KY 42127

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