Darrell G. Allen

Darrell George Allen, 83, of Hopewell passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in John Randolph Medical Center.

Mr. Allen was a retired pipe fitter with Allied Chemical, a member of the Gregory Memorial Presbyterian Church, VFW Post 4500 in West Virginia, Hopewell American Legion and VFW, Prince George and Burrowsville Volunteer Fire Department and the Brandon Hunt Club.

He is survived by his wife, Velma I. Allen; two sons, Bobby Allen (Donna) and John Carl Allen; a daughter, Mary Kay Schroeter (Mike); sister, Mary Harman; four grandchildren, Herbert M. and Darrellyn C. Schroeter, Jennifer Gravina and Melissa Johnson; two great-grandchildren, Lilyanna and Brianna Gravina.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the Memorial Funeral Home-Gould Chapel, 214 N. Sixth Ave., Hopewell, Va. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Gregory Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Beverly Bullock officiating. Interment will follow in Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gregory Memorial Presbyterian Church or the Burrowsville Volunteer Fire Department. Condolences may be registered at: www.memorialfh.com.

Published in The Progress-Index on Jan. 20, 2013