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Allen Ray Patrick

Big Stone Gap, Va.-Allen Ray Patrick, 82, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap.
He was raised in Appalachia, Va., graduated from Appalachia High School and Sneed College (now E.T.S.U.), and lived in Big Stone Gap most of his life. He was a supervisor with the Westmoreland Coal Co., having worked mainly at the Prescott Mine. Allen loved playing softball and attended Appalachia Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Allen Patrick; his parents, Clarence and Eliza (Stratton) Begley; and a sister, Patsy Waskey.
Surviving are his three sons, Christopher Patrick, Mooresburg, Tn., Blake Patrick, Big Stone Gap and Anthony Patrick (Sarah), Ca.; sister, Alissa Bowman, Big Stone Gap; grandchildren, Zoe Wampler, Harrison Patrick, William Patrick, Ivey Patrick, Ryleigh Bowman, Aiden Bowman, Santana Bowman, Erin Hamilton, Austin Hamilton, and Addilyn Patrick; brothers, Eddie Begley and Clarence “Buddy” Begley, both of East Stone Gap, Va., and James D. Begley (Becky), Big Stone Gap, Va.; sister, Elizabeth Seymore, Kingsport, Tn.; several nieces and nephews; and a special caregiver, Lisa Chesnutt, Big Stone Gap.
Final arrangements are private.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Patrick family.

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