Christian G. Allen

October 29, 1979 ~ November 9, 2018 (age 39)

Mr. Christian George Allen, AKA C AL, son of George Andre Allen and Sherry Vernice Jackson-Gray was born October 29, 1979 in Cleveland Ohio. He attended Maple Heights City Schools where he studied in the Auto Technician Program and continued to learn and work in the automotive industry after high school.  In the early 2000’s Christian received his CDL License and began a career in the Trucking Industry.


During Christian’s childhood, he traveled the likes of Paris, Germany and throughout the entire United States. Christian was very passionate about his family and friends and often times expressed and translated his inner thoughts and feelings through writing and playing of music. He was an intellectual, that was extremely gifted and intelligent. He could create and bring to fruition anything he put his mind to effortlessly. Few may know that Christian found peace and love in the form of art and was an extraordinary artist. Christian would see things from a different angle and perspective that one would say was uncommon and unconventional hence this is one of many reasons we called him “C. AL” He lived hard, played hard, but also loved hard. He was always confident in who he was and it reflected in the way he carried himself. Those who knew him, loved his infectious personality, wit, and charm. No matter what he went through in life he could always find a reason to be happy and celebrate because as he would say ”Life is Good” and ended everything with a smile.


His legendary life will forever be cherished in the lives of his children, Manuel Torren Massa Sr., Christian Okoye Allen, Makayla Larain Allen, Kalin Christian Allen. His Father, George A. Allen, Mother Sherry V. Jackson-Gray, Step Father Larry Gray. His Twin Brother, Andre’ Allen (Tekeeta), Sisters Lauren Gray, Krystle, Cara, and Cassidy. Brother Lawrence Gray (Lauren) One Grandson, Manuel Torren Massa Jr. 3 Nephews, Andre Lamar Allen II, Isaiah and Zane Gray. Two Great Neices, One Great Nephew, and host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and countless friends that are like family.

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