Leonard Allen, Jr.

Obituary of Leonard A. Allen, Jr.

Leonard A. Allen, Jr., 73, of Providence, passed away on Monday, May 10th, 2021, with his daughter and family by his side. Born in Providence, he is the son of Nellie E. Allen/Watkins and the late Leonard A. Allen, Sr. Leonard was the husband of the late Cheryl M. Fisher-Allen. Leonard was born and raised on the West End of Providence. He attended and graduated from Central High School, where he met his true love, Cheryl. Leonard went on to attend Roger Williams College, where he earned his teacher's certificate and Bachelor's degree. He further attended the University of Rhode Island, where he earned his Master's degree in teaching. Leonard was an outstanding computer teacher who enjoyed teaching and guiding his students at Flynn Elementary School. Leonard was known for his infamous jerry curl hairstyle, high water pants, and blue suede shoes. Leonard enjoyed watching sports, especially his New England Patriots football team, every Sunday while enjoying time with his daughter, his bonus daughter, and grandson. Leonard is survived by his one and only daughter, Che'La C. Fisher-Allen. Brothers Richard, Ronald, Robert, and Roland Allen. Sisters Barbara Osborne, Deborah Allen, Dianne Dorvilier, and Lisa Allen. Grandson Johnathan J. Jimenez, Jr. Godson Ronald W. Allen, II, and Goddaughter April Dennis. Leonard is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Leonard was the brother of the late Shirley Peterson and Rita F. Allen. Leonard will be truly missed and loved by all. As your daughter always said, "You GOT this, I GOT this, WE GOT THIS." A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, at the Truth Tabernacle Church, 542 Potters Avenue, Providence, from 10:00am - 12:00pm. A funeral service will follow. Burial will be held at North Burial Ground. Face masks are required, and social distancing will be observed. For further information and condolences, please visit mountpleasantfh.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leonard Allen, Jr., please visit Tribute Store
Tuesday
18
May

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Truth Tabernacle Church
542 Potters Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
(401) 943-4844
Tuesday
18
May

Service

12:00 pm
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Truth Tabernacle Church
542 Potters Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
(401) 943-4844

Burial

North Burial Ground
5 Branch Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
(401) 680-5318
Share Your Memory of
Leonard