Galen Wade Allen, 74, of Greenbrier, passed away on Friday May 7, 2021 at The Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday May 11th at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Brother James Shoulders officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Brian Lepage, Chuck Adcock, and Daniel Allen serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Galen was born March 1, 1947 in Russellville, KY to the late Myron Allen and Christine Pitts Allen. He was a retired insurance agent with AIG and was of the Baptist faith. Galen enjoyed playing golf and watching westerns on TV. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother: Aileen Allen, and by his brother: Richard "Dickey" Allen.
Galen is survived by his wife of 40 years: Tonia Whitley Allen of Greenbrier, by his son: Kerry Allen of Hendersonville, by his sister and brother-in-law: Bonnie and Jon Lewis of Bowling Green, KY, by his grandson: Daniel Allen of Hendersonville, by his step granddaughter: Ashley Gatlin and her husband Dillon of Hendersonville, and by his 3 step grandchildren: Max, Barrett, and Berkley Gatlin all of Hendersonville.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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