James “Craig” Allen, 56, of Nevada, MO passed away late Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at his home in Nevada. Craig was born December 18, 1965 in Manor, GA, the son of Neil and Shirley Allen. He married his wife, Judy Allen, on November 29, 2011. Craig worked as an over the road truck driver for 36 years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Neil Allen; two brothers, Steve and Christopher Allen; and one grand baby, Kaydence. He was also preceded in death by his beloved dog Peanut.
He leaves behind his wife, Judy Allen; his mother, Shirley Allen; sister, Cindy Gill; two daughters, Ashley, and Torrie; stepson, Kalob, and his spouse Heather; three stepdaughters, Mercedes, and her spouse Kelsey, Audrey, and Haylee. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren, Nevaeh, Aden, Harley, Christina (aka his angel), Chandler, Bailey, Ava, and Jordyn; along with two nephews, Cody and Colby; two nieces, Jessica and Whitney; and several great nieces and nephews.
Craig was loved dearly by all and will be greatly missed.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Those who wish may contribute to the family c/o Ferry Funeral Home.