Theodore Allen


March 2, 2013

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Theodore “Ted” Allen, 61, of Roanoke, passed suddenly on March 2, 2013. Ted spent his career serving his community, as a Roanoke City Police Officer and Roanoke County Police Officer before retiring from the Virginia Probation and Parole Office. He left retirement and returned to work at EHS Mental Health Services, once again serving others. He leaves behind his wife of 33 years, Bonnie; son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Cherie Allen; grandsons, Jaelyn and Jodi Allen who were the apples of his eye; mother, and stepfather, Dora and Roy Taylor; brothers, and sisters-in-law, Mike and Barbara Allen and Randy and Brenda Allen, all of Roanoke. He also leaves a special cousin, Sherion Guyll of Arizona; and niece and great nieces, Michele, Morgan, Hannah and Addison Rhudy of Richmond, and several other nieces and nephews. Ted will be remembered for loving his family, serving his community and his bright sense of humor. A memorial service officiated by David Derrick will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 3 p.m. at St. Philip Lutheran Church.