Roger “Skip” Allen

Roger “Skip” Allen


Roger “Skip” Allen, age 74, of Hancock, Md., passed away on December 8, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, in Morgantown, W.Va.

Born January 17, 1946, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Imogene Arbutus (Allen) Golliday, and the step-son of Homer Curtis Golliday; and the husband of Rhodie Ellen (Johnson) Allen, whom he married September 17, 1966, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

He was a 1965 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School.

He was a retired dock worker for PIE Trucking, in Hagerstown, Md.; and had formerly been employed by Hancock Sunoco, and a manager at Hancock Auto Parts, in Berkeley Springs.

He was a member of the Teamsters, Local 992, in Hagerstown; and Sons of the American Legion Alderton-Dawson Post 60, in Berkeley Springs.

He loved to hunt, working out, being around people, growing a garden and sharing the results and spending time tinkering in his garage.

In addition to his wife, Skip is survived by two daughters, Kristie Stotler and husband, Randy, and Nicole “Nicky” Shives and husband, Jeff, all of Berkeley Springs; half-brothers, Ronnie “Cook” O’Brien and wife, Kate, of Hancock, Scott “Pud” Golliday and wife, Bea, of Berkeley Springs, and Kevin “Tommy” Golliday and wife, Kelly, of Augusta, W.Va.; grandson, Brandon Stotler; and granddaughters, Samantha “Sam” Shives and Kennedy Shives; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a half-sister, Sandra Golliday.

The family received friends at the Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock, on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 3 until 5 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m., and for one hour prior to start of the funeral services that were held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 11 a.m. Rev. Steve Dawson officiated, with Rev. Jeffrey Hawbaker assisting.

Regulations pertaining to COVID-19 were observed by all attending.

His burial will be private, in the Damascus Cemetery, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa.

Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh. com.

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