About our Coroner

Experience:

  • Director of Transportation for Beaufort-Jasper Comp Health Services, Inc., 2 Years
  • Director of Emergency Medical Services for Beaufort County, 33 Years
  • Deputy Coroner for Beaufort County, 28 years
  • Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician Course, Beaufort Technical College, 10 years
  • Trade Embalmer and Funeral Director, 40 years

Education:

  • Robert Smalls High School, Diploma
  • Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, 2 years
  • Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Diploma
  • Basic Emergency Medical Technician Instructor, Certificate
  • Paramedic, Certification

Continuing Education:

  • Annual Training Conference of the SC Coroner's Association, Summer 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
  • After Disaster Mass Fatality Training Conference, Fall 2007, 2008

Current Boards, Committees, Associations and Civic Organizations:

  • South Carolina's Coroner's Association
  • Beaufort Jasper, Hampton Comprehensive Health Services
  • The Blood Alliance
  • Salvation Army
  • Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Florida/Georgia Blood Alliance
  • Kiwanis Club of Beaufort
  • Sons of Beaufort #36, Prince Hall Mason

Family Life:

  • Born in Beaufort
  • Married to Andrea Stephens Allen
  • Father of three Children: Daniel(Shakia), Karen, Crystal
  • Grandfather of Five:(Alonzo, Alise, Katrina, Jared Jr., Torrance)