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Sept. 12, 1993 — April 3, 2021 (age 27)

YOUNGSTOWN — A homegoing celebration in honor of Charles Eric Allen Jr., 27, will be held Saturday (April 10) at 11 a.m. at the Jaylex Event Center. His family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m.

Mr. Allen departed this life Saturday (April 3) in Youngstown.

Mr. Allen, known to his family and friends as "Eric," was born Sept. 12, 1993 in Youngstown, a son of Aleesha Bell and Charles E. Allen Sr.

He was a graduate of Campbell Memorial High School and worked as a musician.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving mother, Aleesha Bell; his siblings Danielle Bell, Anthony Jones and James Spikes; his children D’Rello Charles Jeffrey Taylor, Cateleya Eleena, An’ Jolie Rose Allen, Charles Eric Allen III, Ralo Yamil Allen and Shaili Maire Lespier; and a host of other relatives including his nieces Kalicia Boyd, Kalena Boyd, Kensley Boyd and Kasrille Boyd.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Nettie Mae Hamilton; his father, Charles Eric Allen Sr.; his grandfathers Nathaniel Foster and Richard Hollis; his godmother, Regina Miller; and his aunt, Annette Allen.