August 21, 1930 -
March 4, 2014
Black Mountain - The Reverend Dolphus Jerome Allen Jr., 83, of Black Mountain, North Carolina, departed peacefully from his earthly home to his heavenly home on March 4th, 2014 at the Charles George Medical Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
The family wishes to thank the Charles George VA Oncology staff, especially Dr. Richard Lind who spent hours researching his disease and was able to provide Dolph with unbelievable care and compassion. Also thanks to the nurses and staff at the VA Hospice Center. Love and gratitude to dear friends Earl and Carole Wheless, Chris and Paula Wagner who provided hours of visitation, laughter and care.
His survivors include sons, John Allen of Charlotte, Todd Allen of Zebulon, Susan Donnelly of Black Mountain, their spouses, nine grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
A celebration of Dolph's incredible life will be held at the Western Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain NC with Chaplain Jeremiah Richards of Charles George Medical Center and John W. Sheppard, Fort Myers, FL. retired attorney and great friend.
Memorial donations can be made to: Charles George Medical Center ATTN: Hospice Unit, 1100 Tunnel Road Asheville, NC 28805. Condolences can be sent to 47 Laurel Lane Black Mountain, NC 28711