Allen C. Burr

Allen C. Burr, 79, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at his home while under the care of WV Home Care.

He was born June 28, 1935, in Upshur County, a son of the late Charles and Mary Haymond Burr

On Nov. 17, 1956, he married Shirley Burr, who preceded him in death on Sept. 12, 2004.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Martin and Charles Burr Jr.

He is survived by two daughters, Mary Jane and Sharron Burr, both of Buckhannon; one son, John Burr and wife, Kristi, of Buckhannon; six granddaughters, Tara, Heather, Haley, Kayla and Ashley Burr and fiance, David Tenney, all of Buckhannon, and Amanda Hunt of French Creek; two grandsons, G.W. Moran and John Allen Burr, both of Buckhannon; three great-granddaughters, Ariah and Jaiden Brown and Presley Tenney, all of Buckhannon; four great- grandsons, Bryce and Gabriel Moran, Collin Rice and Ryder Tenney, all of Buckhannon; one brother, James Burr of French Creek; three sisters, Mickey Tarley and husband, John, of Pennsylvania, Martha Landis and Joann Samples and husband, Jim, both of Buckhannon; several nieces and nephews; and beloved dog, Bella.

Allen worked for Breckenridge Construction.

A Special thanks to Martha Landis, James Burr and Kathy Cox and WV Home Care, friends at the Donut Shop and his neighbors, April and Jody.

Friends will be received today from 4 to 9 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the funeral home with the Rev. Dennis Estes officiating. Burial will follow in the Laurel Fork Church Cemetery at French Creek.

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Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.