Obituary for Sept. 13, 2017

Baxter Grant Allen

Baxter Grant Allen, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 8, 2017 at his home in Glenville.

He was born in Asheville to William and Sarah Grant Allen.

He is survived by his best friend and wife of 27 years, Diane Allen; one brother, Turner Allen of Cashiers; two daughters, Ashley and husband Patrick Reams of Bay City, Texas and Lauren Allen of Greensboro; two step-daughters, Amanda Fugate and Tiffany Qualls of Cashiers.

He loved and adored his grandchildren, Jack Reams and Elisabeth Qualls.

He was an adventure seeking soul loving to dive, fish, boating, collecting guns, motorcycle riding, snow skiing and anything to see in the National Parks.

A receiving of all friends and family is planned for Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at Appalachian Funeral Services in Sylva.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his name to the Glenville-Cashiers Rescue and Cashiers-Glenville Volunteer Fire Department.

An online registry is available at www.appalachianfuneralservices.

Appalachian Funeral Services are handling arrangements for the family.

 

Crossroads Chronicle

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1040
94 U.S. Highway 64 West, Suite 1 (Shoppes on the Green)
Cashiers, NC 28717
Phone: 828-743-5101
Fax: 828-743-4173