February 5, 1975 - December 12, 2020
Troy Nathaniel Allen , age 45, of Portage, IN passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 12, 2020. He was born on February 5, 1975 in Gary, IN to Jerome Allen and Jerry Barnes. Troy is survived by his mother, Jerry Barnes; his loving companion, Pamela Briggs; children, Tyra (Thomas Tasker) Allen, Tiarra Allen, Tyler Allen and Tamia Allen; brothers, Jeremell (Crystal McCafferty) Allen and Gregory (Ethel Sherry) Allen; nieces, Jalayah, Iyanla, Brittney; nephews, Arnez, Tevin, Brandon, Irhenn, Issahn; many cousins, aunts & uncles and other family & friends. He was also a godfather to Monte'Demun Webb and Jalayah Allen. He was preceded in death by his father, Jerome Allen; grandmother, Evergreen Barnes; grandfather, Oscar Barnes Sr.; grandparents, Beatrice Allen and Joe Allen; niece, Jamilla Allen and nephew, Jeremell Allen Jr. Troy worked for U.S. Steel for over 20 years. He was a wrestling coach for William A. Wirt High School for many years. He was a dedicated family man and caring friend, he always had a smile on his face. Troy was a born leader, mentor and role model. He was thoughtful and sincere with everyone he met. He was very health conscious and enjoyed working out, he never gave up and was always in "Beast Mode". Troy loved his 96' Impala SS. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. He was the family "Superman", he always wanted to make sure everyone was happy and smiling and having a good time. He was a member of Prayer House of Faith Church under Bishop E.N. Williams. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 11:00 am at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368. The family welcomes friends for visitation on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the funeral home. Please be advised due to COVID restrictions only 25 people may be gathered at one time and there may be a wait between groups and sanitation procedures. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com. Funeral Service will be live streamed for Troy on Wednesday at 11:00 am at http://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/viewer/43213.
Troy Nathaniel Allen , age 45, of Portage, IN passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 12, 2020. He was born on February 5, 1975 in Gary, IN to Jerome Allen and Jerry Barnes. Troy is survived by his mother, Jerry Barnes; his loving companion,... View Obituary & Service Information
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