LONG-TIME COACH DARYL ALLEN DIES AT AGE OF 76
AHOSKIE—Long-time coach Daryl Allen died on Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville at the age of 76.
A native of northeastern North Carolina, Allen spent a total of 52 years as a football coach, including two stints at Hertford County High School. His career record of 305-118 puts him eighth on the all-time coaching victories list for football in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.
Allen received his associate’s degree from Chowan College and then graduated from Guilford College.
A celebration of life memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, January 18, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Ahoskie with the Rev. Dr. Daniel Glaze and the Rev. Dr. Jesse Croom officiating. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, P.O. Box 649, Ahoskie, NC, 27910.