Mr. Oliver Willie “O.W.” “Bob” Allen, age 92, widower of the late Susan Ruth Allen, of Pinnacle, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born December 9, 1919 in Surry County to the late William Thomas Allen and Dora Florence Wall Allen. Mr. Allen worked as a farmer, carpenter and later part owner of Forest Hills Lumber Company in Winston-Salem, NC, and attended Pinnacle View Baptist Church. Mr. Allen is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Brenda Allen of Shoals, Billy and Jean Allen of Shoals, Bobby and Pam Allen of King; three daughters and sons-in-law, Doris and Charlie Smith of Winston-Salem, Jane and Wayne Hester of Belews Creek and Peggy and Richard Hood of Belews Creek; ten grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; and one great-great grandchild. Mr. Allen is also survived by one brother, Thomas Allen of Winston-Salem; three sisters, Betty Jessup of Pinnacle, Evelyn Snyder of Winston-Salem and Marie Joyce of Pinnacle. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by one infant son, Harold Gene Allen, parents, and two brothers and two sisters. Funeral Services will be conducted Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 3:00 PM at Cox-Needham Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Chamblin officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Zion United Methodist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made in floral tribute or to Pinnacle View Baptist Church, Attn: Joann Nichols, Church Treasure, 1332 Shoals Road, Pinnacle, NC 27043; Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. The family would like to send their sincere appreciation to Palliative Care of Novant Medical Center. Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain (www.coxneedham.com, www.facebook.com/coxneedham is respectfully serving the Allen family.