Marcus Allen Sr.

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Thursday, November 17, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
Willard, Ohio

Thursday, November 17, 2022
1:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
Willard, Ohio

Marcus Allen Sr., age 85 of Willard, Ohio, passed away at his home on Sunday, November 13, 2022. He was born in Insco, Kentucky on December 30, 1936 to the late Luther and Virgie (Bailey) Allen.

He served his country in the United States Navy. Marcus work as a pressure piping inspector for the state of Ohio. A true animal lover, Marcus raised homing pigeons and original mountain cur dogs. He also had a love for horses and enjoyed hunting.

Marcus is survived by his wife Nada Lavon (Kennard) Allen, three sons; Marcus (Janet) Allen Jr. of Loudonville, Ohio, Mike (Anita) Allen of Tiro, Ohio, Greg (Sherry) Allen of Perrysville, Ohio. Four Granddaughters; Whittney Wink, Chandra Baumer, Kayla Morton, and Amanda Lewis. Three sisters; Brenda Cramer of Willard, Ohio, Shirlene Garrett of Plymouth, Ohio, Joyce Fike of San Diego, California, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and great grandchildren.

Along with his parents, Marcus is preceded in death by a brother, Kenny Allen and sister Fern Rotger.

Visitation for Marcus will be Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. A funeral service will begin at 1:00 pm on Thursday with Bishop Greg Griffith and Pastor James Kennard officiating. Burial will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio with military rites. Condolences to Marcus’ Family may be made at


chandos gose Norwalk,Ohio - Nov 21, 2022
So sorry to hear of Marcus passing away. He was a very close friend of mine and enjoyed very much seeing him at our willard High School reunions. He will be terribly missed by everyone who knew him.
Steve Schloemer - Nov 18, 2022
My sincere condolences to the Allen family. Always a cheerful soul whether at home on the Allen ranch, the HiHo or elsewhere in passing.
Debi Hamons - Nov 18, 2022
So sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with the family
Jim and Nancy Daniel - Nov 17, 2022
Marcus and Janet, We are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. May your loving memories help to comfort you and bring you peace during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Gracie Maldonado - Nov 17, 2022
My deepest condolences to the family. May he Rest in Peace.
Mary Anne and Melanie Wenner - Nov 16, 2022
So sorry for the passing of a great guy,worked with Mark at Pioneer Rubber Company a long time ago but we remained friends and so delighted to see each other,that smile and laugh was always so sincere.Mark will be missed by everyone who knew him. Ps. Always got a big hug and a sweet laugh
Dan and Kris Schuller - Nov 16, 2022
Prayers to the family. May God give you peace.
Janet (Lohr) Songer - Nov 16, 2022
Shirleen, So sorry to read of the loss of your brother. May God be with the entire Allen family at this difficult time.
Kim Grimm - Nov 16, 2022
Brenda - so sorry for your loss! Will be thinking of you and the family!
Phyllis and Ray Bays - Nov 15, 2022
So very sorry to hear of Marcus’s passing, I have so many good memories of him and his family growing up as neighbors, he was a very good person, and will be missed. R.I.P. my dear friend. Prayers to the family.
Janet Dawson - Nov 15, 2022
So sorry Marcus to hear of the passing of your dad. Prayers to you and your extended families. 🙏
michael detterman - Nov 15, 2022
Sending thoughts and Prayers
June Lazar Slaven - Nov 15, 2022
Only good memories of Marcus, Lavon and the boys while growing up. May God offer you comfort.
BARB JONES - Nov 15, 2022
Sending, love, hugs and SYMPATHY to the family. He was a special cousin to all of us.
Gary/Fetema Wright - Nov 15, 2022
We are so sorry for your loss. Marcus, Aunt Virgie, and his sister's visited us often, here in Kentucky. We always looked forward to spending time with this great family.
Michelle (Montgomery) Vladiff - Nov 15, 2022
So sorry to hear this. Sending love to the entire family.
Michelle (Montgomery) Vladiff - Nov 15, 2022
So sorry to hear this. Sending love to the entire family.
Randy and Jeanie (Purcell) Watts, Palm Coast, Florida - Nov 15, 2022
We are thinking of you and praying for your comfort during this sad and difficult time. May God surround you with His peace and love.
Dennis and Wanda Myers - Nov 15, 2022
We are so very sorry to hear this news . Our hearts go out to all of you .
Aimee McKelvey - Nov 15, 2022
I am so sorry to hear! Thinking of everyone!
Jeff &Linda Adams - Nov 15, 2022
So sorry for your loss, you're in are thoughts and prayers.🙏
Jacki Wiles - Nov 15, 2022
Sorry for your loss.
Sue Caudill - Nov 15, 2022
My thoughts and prayers are with you all 💔
Larry and Fran Smith - Nov 15, 2022
Thoughts and prayers coming your way and live to the whole family. Our deepest sympathy and condolences. May you find comfort in memories of your brother. Lord hold you close🙏❤️
John Marcum - Nov 15, 2022
To Lavon and boys sorry to hear Mark has passed. He was the best friend (and like big brother ) a teenager growing up in the 60's could ever want. I love you Mark. Thanks for the memories. Enjoy Heaven.
Charil Fuhrer - Nov 14, 2022
I worked with Janet ( Mark's wife) for many years... Prayers for comfort for everyone .
Chris Daniel - Nov 14, 2022
So sorry for your loss. I was a Carpentry classmate of Marc Allen Jr. at PJVS. God Bless.
Kim Davis - Nov 14, 2022
Sending healing prayers to the Allen family.
Vera Stephens Bode - Nov 14, 2022
So sad to hear this. My sympathies to the family.