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July 24, 2013

Allen W. Best, 50; Greenville

Funeral services for Allen W. Best, 50, Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, with burial in St. Mary of the Knobs Cemetery. A loving dad and papaw, he died Tuesday, July 23, 2013. 

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, four-wheeling and spending time out in his yard. He was a former employee of Libs Paving, Streigel Asphalt and CCE Inc. He was born July 3, 1963, in New Albany, to Anita F. Best Collins and the late Damon A. Best. 

 Along with his mother and stepmother, Millie Best, he is survived by his children, Trica Best, Matthew Best and his wife, Linda, and Cortnea Vaughn and her husband, Chad; siblings, Karalynn “Katie” Thompson and her husband, Keith, Bill Best and his wife, Anita, Jim Best and his wife, Debbie, Brenda Snyder and her husband, Brad, Janice Murphy and her husband, Leroy, Nancy Schellenberger and her husband, Mike, and Misty Wright and her husband, Allan; stepfather, Phil Collins; grandchildren, Xzaivyon Ramseur, Damon Best, and Amelia, Levi, Providence, and Ira Vaughn. 

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

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