Funeral date set for Cookstown ‘legend’ Glenn Allen who died tragically in Portrush

Glenn Allen, right, was well respected on the rallying scene
Glenn Allen, right, was well respected on the rallying scene

Cookstown businessman and rally driver Glenn Allen is to be laid to rest after a funeral service in the town this Thursday.

Glenn’s body was found on the Dunluce Road in Portrush by a member of the public on Sunday morning.

The police investigation into his death is ongoing, but the PSNI has said it is not being treated as ‘suspicious’.

The respected and well known mechanic will be laid to rest in Lissan Parish Churchyard after a service at Molesworth Presbyterian Church at 1pm this Thursday, November 26.

The funeral will leave his home at 12.15pm.

Glenn leaves behind his children Philip and Nicole and his “dearly loved fiancé” Olivia.

Son of Tom and Vera, he is also mourned by his sisters; Clairine, Iris and Lorna.

His uncle David, Olive, Trevor, Christina, William and his wider family circle have also shared their sadness in an obituary.

It said: “Time may pass and fade away, but memories of you will always stay.”

Hundreds of tributes have been paid to Glenn by politicians, local businesses and the rallying fraternity.