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Seaver-Brown Funeral Service
Wednesday March 9th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Seaver-Brown Funeral Service
Wednesday March 9th, 2022
7:00pm

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James "Jimmy" Allen

MARION, Va.

James "Jimmy / Trasher" Allen, age 72, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Va.

Jimmy was one of a kind and for that, we should all be thankful. He loved life, kids, toys, entertaining and hanging out talking to people. He loved his country and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Jimmy was a proud member of the VFW and the American Legion. He could sell ice to an Eskimo, and probably did - but Jimmy had a huge heart and would give you the shirt off his back - or a fidget spinner. Jimmy loved transporting his hiker friends and making their Marion stop easier. His craziness and love of life will be missed by all who knew and loved that crazy thing.

He was preceded in death by his father, Russell Allen and mother, Julia Daniels.

Jimmy is survived by his aunt, Joyce Marie White and husband, Charles of Hagerstown, Md.; 1st cousin, Helen Daniels Holman; 2nd cousin, Anna Holman; and many friends.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 9, 2022 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 7 p.m. with Pastor Mike Sage officiating, and Military Rites conducted by the U.S. Navy Funeral Honors Guard and Francis Marion VFW Post #4667. Burial will be private in Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mt. Home, Tenn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Center of Abingdon, c/o Ballad Health Foundation, 1019 West Oakland Avenue, Suite 2, Johnson City, TN 37604 or online at www.balladhealth.org.

To share memories of James "Jimmy / Trasher" Allen, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Jimmy's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.


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A candle was lit in memory of James Allen

Kimberly Box Keesee May 27 2022 6:31 PM

Jimmy was a bright spot in my hike. I was stranded a few times in the Marion area and wouldn't you know it Jimmy just had a way of showing up and saving the day. He made me laugh so hard with his gentle teasing of myself and my hiker friends. One time he showed up out of the blue with apples and Scooby snacks for us. We asked him to hang out and have a beer with us, and he obliged, told us some stories, made us laugh. At the end of our storytelling he asked for the beer cans so he could turn them in and donate the money to a local charity for children. I know even though Jimmy had a tough exterior he had a heart of gold. Rest easy Jimmy. I hope it's all Wendy's and no McNasties in heaven. - Baby Girl (AKA)

Kelly Blackburn Mar 27 2022 1:13 PM

Jim bob is asked you once what was your full name you said James Robert Allen but you said call me just whatever so that's how you got the name Jim bob we are gonna miss you Jr and I have been long time friends I still got the butterfly hanging in my ceiling that you gave me you were a good friend

Carolyn Martin Mar 9 2022 4:52 PM

Oh how we miss you so dearly. The kids really loved you and all your talks you made days brighter for everyone. We love you JimBob

Tabatha Delp Mar 9 2022 2:04 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Allen

Chris E Rakes Mar 8 2022 7:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Allen

Debbie Kellison Mar 8 2022 7:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Allen

Dorothy Roark Mar 8 2022 6:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Allen

Lisa Miller & family Mar 8 2022 2:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Allen

Angie Hamm Mar 6 2022 9:11 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Allen

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