Travis “T” William Allen, 27, of Orange, passed away May 8, at Baptist Hospital Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Jay Thomas. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Feb. 25, 1988, he was the son of Terry and Regina Allen. Travis graduated from Community Christian School and the Lamar Police Academy, and attended Stephen F. Austin University. He had a love of sports and in high school he won numerous awards including TAPPS (the Texas Association of Private and Parochial School) Class 1A Texas Male Athlete of 2006. He ran cross country, played soccer, baseball, golf, tennis and went to state levels in each sport, as well as little league. He also played Rugby at SFA and enjoyed scuba diving and playing disc golf.
Travis wholeheartedly loved life. He enjoyed hanging out and relaxing with his many friends. When he cared for someone, it was with his whole heart. He was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone that needed help. T loved taking trips and he especially loved going to Walt Disney World with his Mom. He loved to cook for people and enjoyed sharing his talent. Travis’ smile and laughter lit up a room. He was loved and respected by many. T will be greatly missed by his friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, R.C. Clark and Lance Honeycutt.
He is survived by his parents, Terry and Regina Allen; grandparents, Barbara Honeycutt, Travis and Billie Allen; aunts, Robin Clark, Rhonda Block and husband, Mark, and Laura Allen; cousins, Kayla Brown and husband, Michael, Britney Sanford and husband, Nathan and numerous other loving family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Corey Walters, Shea Martin, Kevin Guillory, Jordan Bell, Michael Brown, and Ryan Anderson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.