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Bartholomew "Bill" Demetrios Allen

July 8, 1955 ~ July 10, 2022 (age 67)

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Bartholomew Demetrios "Bill" Allen, age 67, Harrodsburg, husband of Martha "Marty" Allen, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at Ephraim McDowell RMC in Danville. Born July 8, 1955 in Harrodsburg, KY, he was the son of the late William Green Henry and Mary Willis (Allen) Young along with his stepfather  Harry Young. He was a 1974 graduate of Harrodsburg High School and a retired Kroger Frozen Food Lead after 44 years in Harrodsburg. Bill loved classic cars, working on the farm and was an avid Cincinnati Bengal football fan and University of Kentucky athletic fan.

Survivors other than his wife include two sons: Luis (Jeanna) Berdecia of Harrodsburg and Christopher Berdecia of Danville; four sisters: Arthenia (Albert) Douglas of Danville, Francine (Tim) Jones and Aquila Young both of Harrodsburg and Tonya (Kevin) McGee of Lexington; five brothers Emmanuel Young and Melchizedek (Melissa) Young both of Danville, Arthur Allen of Lexington, Jeremiah Young of Versailles and Bobby Charles Allen of CA; two grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and an abundance of friends. Other than his parents Bill was preceded in death by a sister Ruth Elizabeth Jones.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am, Friday, July 15, 2022 at Sims Funeral Services by David Woodward and Melchizedek Young. Burial will be in the Springhill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Pallbearers are Emmanuel Young, Melchizedek Young, Arthur Allen, Jeremiah Young, Bentley Jones, and Brian Roach. 

Visitation will be Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 6 pm until 8 pm and on Friday, July 15, 2022 from 9:00 am until the time of services at Sims Funeral Services.

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July 14, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home
220 Main Street
Chapmanville, WV 25508

July 15, 2022

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sims Funeral Services
130 North Chiles Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Funeral Service
July 15, 2022

1:00 PM
Sims Funeral Services
130 North Chiles Street
Harrodsburg, KY 40330


Springhill Cemetery, Harrodsburg

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