Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


August 22, 2013

Allen Ray Tabor - 1959-2013

OLIVE HILL — Mr. Allen Ray Tabor, 54, of Olive Hill, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, 2013, in Olive Hill, from injuries she received in an automobile accident.

He was born June 2, 1959, in Mansfield, Ohio, a son of the late Labe Tabor and Etta Juanita Rose Tabor Carter.

Allen was retired from Morehead State University, where he worked in the maintenance department. He attended First Christian Church in Olive Hill. He was a farmer and worked at Erwin’s Auto Sales in Olive Hill. Allen mowed grass and did tractor work for many friends and neighbors. He enjoyed farming, fishing, hunting, watching the Cincinnati Reds and UK Wildcats and spending time with his family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Labe Tabor; a sister, Patricia Ann Florence; an aunt, Maymie Browning; and two nephews, Johnnie Tesca and Jesse Tabor.

Allen is survived by his wife of 15 years, Janice Boyce Tabor; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard Allen and Rhonda Tabor of Olive Hill; a daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Darrin Parker of Morehead; a stepson, Craig Blankenship of Ashland; five grandchildren, Kerri Kaye McClurg, David Allen Tabor, Leland Christopher Parker, Amber Rose Tabor and Kasandra Marie Parker; a stepgranddaughter, Ruth Marie Smith; a sister, Barbara Sue Tabor of Gadsden, Ala.; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Willard and Maudie Boyce of Coalton. He also leaves uncles and aunts Wylie and Juanita Tabor, Bill and Joann Stamper and James and Betty Littleton, all of Mansfield, Ohio, Joe and Maggie Gurule of Sun City, Ariz., and Judy Biggs of Olive Hill; a special niece, Heather Maxwell of Lexington; a special cousin, Dan Tabor and his wife, Linda, of Mansfield; and many more nieces, nephews and cousins, all of whom he loved.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill by Brother Johnny Austin Carter and Brother David Gee. Burial will be in Tabor Cemetery in Olive Hill.

Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. today, Aug. 23, 2013, and until services Saturday at the funeral home.

Donnie Ingles, Wendell McCarty, Dan Tabor, Lynn Whisman, Sam Lands and Scottie Tesca will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Tabor, Craig Blankenship, Ronnie Erwin, Danny Lowe, Dickie Stallard, Lynn Johnson, Bill Stamper and Wylie Tabor.

Condolences may be sent to globefc.com.

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