Jerry Wayne Allen, 70, of Richmond, died July 26, 2021, at Reid Health. He was born May 20, 1951, in Rockwood, Tennessee to Earl and Helen Williams Allen and lived here most of his life. Jerry worked as a carpet installer and owned Jerry’s Carpet Service. He was an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War and a member of Kirk Little VFW Post #1108.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years Cherry, three sons Davis (Amanda) Lear, Joshua Allen, and Shannon (Angela) Greer, one daughter Sarah Allen (Greg Dick), his grandchildren Diamond Allen, Lexus Allen, Alyssa Allen, Layla Allen, Lindsey Lear, Kyley Greer Thomas, Gabriel Allen, Jace Lear, and Zach Van Winkle, one great-granddaughter Jeralyn Allen, his sisters Norma McDaniel, Vicki Hill, and Darline Frady, many nieces and nephews including his special nephews Allen, Aaron, and Levi Frady. Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Larry Dean Allen and Tommy Ray Allen.

There will not be any public services at this time. Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at