Mr. Wayne Edward Allen Jr was born on February 17, 1974, in Conway, SC. He was the son of Mae Ethel Brown Allen and Wayne Allen Sr. He entered rest on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Lexington Medical Center, in Columbia, SC.
Eddie as he was known by all that came to know him, graduated from Conway High School in 1992. He enjoyed playing basketball, football, spending time with his close-knit group of friends and working on vehicles. His love for vehicles led to his most recent job of five years with the City of Columbia, as a diesel mechanic.
Eddie was a wonderful husband that loved his children dearly. He enjoyed cooking, traveling by car, watching football- especially Dallas and Clemson, and spending time with his family. One of his favorite things to do was to work on vehicles and to talk about them. He was big in restoring antique cars and helping his friends with their projects. Eddie was such a kind and generous man who would always be willing to extend a hand to anyone that was in need. To know him, was to love him.
He leaves to cherish his memory, a loving wife, Ebony Grissett Allen; children: Sanaia, Julian, Avery and Riley; his parents, Mae Ethel Allen and Wayne Allen; his brother, Michael Allen; his Mother-in-laws, Barbara C. Gore and Barbara Fields; Sister- in- laws: Veronica (Roddie) Fields-Cox, Tiffany Grissett, E’lisa Hemingway; brothers-in-law: Ronnie (Lisa) Vaught, Kendall Dixon, Corey Grissett; Nephews: Tre’Quan Allen, Jalen Dixon, Kendall Dixon, Jr; 11 aunts and 11 uncles; Great aunts, Kay (Wendell) Mosses, Marie Eaddy; Special Friends: Willie Alston, Roland Brown, Lance Fulton, Tre Grace, Brentin Holmes, Trell Jones, Nakia West; Special Cousins: Monica Brown, Selena Brown, Mike W. Jordan, and a host of loving relatives and friends.
Wayne Edward Allen Jr. of Columbia passed away on March 30, 2022. There will be a funeral service held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at St. John Church of God in Conway. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Ocean View Funeral Home and Beach Crematory, Conway Chapel will be assisting this family.