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Allen T. Fleming, 60, of Lilburn, GA, passed away on October 4, 2023. He was born on February 23, 1963, in Jackson, Alabama, to his late father, James Fleming, and his mother, Deloris Fleming.
Allen attended Troy State University where he played football for the Trojans and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and has maintained lifelong friendships with his fraternity brothers and sorority sisters.
Allen had a distinguished career as a retired Sergeant for the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department, where he served in many vital roles within the department since 2002. His dedication and commitment to his work were evident throughout his years of service. After starting as a deputy in the jail, he was quickly promoted to senior deputy. In 2005, he was selected to be a Crisis Negotiator on the Special Warrant Service Team, where he received several commendations for his assistance in executing multiple warrants on dangerous felons. In 2011, Allen was promoted to Corporal and assigned to the Investigative Service Division. In 2015 he was promoted to Sergeant where he maintained that title until his retirement in 2021.
After retirement, Allen volunteered his services and joined the Reserve Officer Program with the Sugar Hill City Marshalls.
When he wasn’t serving his community, Allen enjoyed his hobbies of hunting and fishing. These activities allowed him to connect with nature and find solace in the great outdoors.
Allen leaves behind a loving family who will cherish his memory. He is survived by his Mother, Deloris Fleming; beloved Wife, Lori Fleming, and their children: Ciji Tlapa (Michael Tlapa), Joshua Fleming (Hannah Fleming), and Taylor Weyant (Cooper Weyant). He was a proud grandfather to Caden Tlapa, Grace Fleming, Cashton Tlapa, Audrey Fleming, Cohen Weyant, Steely Tlapa, and Monroe Weyant. He was preceded in death by his Father, James Fleming, and Sister, Cindy Sigala. He was a proud Uncle to many nieces and nephews and leaves behind a large extended family and friends.
A public memorial service will be held at Sanctuary Baptist Church, 3064 Oak Grove Road, Loganville, GA on Saturday, October 14th, 2023 at 11 a.m. to honor Allen’s life. The family will receive friends starting at 10 a.m.
Allen’s memory will forever be cherished by those who knew and loved him. He will be remembered for his dedication to his community and his love for his family. May he rest in peace.
Georgia Cremation in Duluth is assisting the family with arrangements.