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January 24, 2021

Lewis Rufus McAllister, 79, of 7306 Dunlap Creek Road died Sunday, January 24, 2021, at his home. Mr. McAllister was born February 8, 1941, in Alleghany County a son of the late Cecil Rufus McAllister and Marie Brackman McAllister. He had retired as an operator after 41 years with the former Hercules, Inc. He was a longtime member of the Moss Run Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon, Usher and Trustee. He was proud to be a farmer and enjoyed his grandchildren and their sports and scouting activities and hunting. Surviving are his Wife of 61 years, Delores Hinton McAllister, of Covington; two Sons and Daughters-in-law, Randy and Gwen McAllister and Michael and Amy McAllister, all of Covington; three grandchildren, Cecil and Nicki McAllister of Denver, CO., Kasey and Brandon Harrison and Austin McAllister, all of Covington; one great granddaughter, Olivia Harrison, of Covington; one aunt,, Mazie McAllister, of Covington and several cousins. In keeping with the current Covid-19 pandemic guidelines; you are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing at all times while attending the service. Visitors are encouraged to stop by the funeral home prior to the service to view/sign the book. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with Pastor Frank Sizemore officiating. Interment will be made in Alleghany Memorial Park. The family suggests that donations in his name be made to the Moss Run Baptist Church; 105 Moss Run Road; Covington, VA 24426. Cemetery Information Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:33 AM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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