American Veteran 09

Allen Shaneyfelt

June 2, 1949 ~ May 1, 2022 (age 72)

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Allen Craig Shaneyfelt, 72, of Wilson, died Sunday, May 1, 2022.

The visitation will be at Wilson Memorial Service, Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 PM.  Military burial rites will be Thursday, 12 Noon, at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Goldsboro.

He had retired from the U.S. Air Force with 22 years of service and had worked at Lowe’s and Bridgestone/Firestone.  Allen was a native of Saint Louis, MO.

Surviving is his wife, Lesley Gibson Shaneyfelt; daughters, Melanie Holzhauser (Danny) of Goldsboro, Diana Walker of Pikeville and Lindsay Shaneyfelt of Washington, NC; sons, Ryan Shaneyfelt of Utah and James Shaneyfelt (Sarah) of Elm City; grandchildren, Aaron, Morgan, Sebastian, Aidan, Maxwell, Scarlett and Holland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlie Richard and Mildred Marie Perkins Shaneyfelt; brother, Larry Bruce Shaneyfelt; sister, Cynthia S. Bastholm.

Memorials are suggested to Veterans Residential Services, 2500 Nash St N, Ste E, Wilson, NC 27896, Wounded Warrior Project, 1990 Fordham Dr, Ste 100, Fayetteville, NC 28304 or the charity of one’s choice.


May 4, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Wilson Memorial Service
2811 Fieldstream Drive N
Wilson, NC 27896

Graveside Service
May 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
164 Longs Plant Farm Rd
Goldsboro, NC 27534

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