Thomas Arthur Allred, (81), passed away February 2, 2020. He was born May 15, 1938 in High Point, N.C. After an eight-year career in education, where he served as a teacher, coach and administrator, Tom finished his business career with the McGraw Hill Book Company and other major educational publishers. Tom retired in 1996.
In 1960, Tom graduated with an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and a Master's Degree in 1963 from UNC in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was an avid UNC fan and was a member of the RAMS for 30+ years. He was also a proud member of the Chi Phi Fraternity for all of his life after graduation in 1960.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Thelma and Robert Allred; sister, Bobbie White, and his son Thomas Wesley Allred.
Surviving are his wife of almost 32 years, Susan Reichard Allred; daughter, Debbie Allred Heidenis, her husband Steve; two grandchildren, Lauren and Thomson Heidenis; two sisters, Candi Davis, and Gayle Fulk; and one brother Mike Allred.
A graveside service will be conducted by Pastor Bill Hoyle on February 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Floral Garden Memorial Park, 1730 W English Road, in High Point, N.C.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clemmons Presbyterian Church, 3930 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC 27012, where Tom had been a member since 2007 or to the Southern Order Memorial Foundation of the Chi Phi Fraternity Endowment Fund. The address for the endowment fund is PO Box 2732, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515.
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Clemmons Presbyterian Church
3930 Clemmons Road, Clemmons NC 27012
Southern Order Memorial Foundation of the Chi Phi Fraternity Endowment Fund
PO Box 2732, Chapel Hill NC 27515