Bernard Allgood passed December 15, 2020 after recovering from a brief illness due to complications. He was born January 25, 1960 in Akron Ohio to Kenneth and Peggy Allgood. Bernard was a member and baptized at, Prince of Peace Baptist Church in Akron, Ohio. Before he attended high school, Bernard excelled in soccer and was named the team MVP. In high school, Bernard excelled in basketball and was once again named the team MVP. He graduated in 1978 from St. Vincent St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. Bernard attended Kent State University and majored in Criminal Justice. After attending Kent State University, he worked at BF Goodrich. Bernard moved to Las Vegas and worked for various auto dealerships before he took a position as a collision estimator at AutoNation.
Bernard Allgood is preceded in death by his father Kenneth Allgood.
Bernard is survived by his wife of 31 years Gloria Allgood, daughter’s Essence Thomas and Avione Allgood, mother Peggy Allgood, brother’s Kenneth and Ronald Allgood, sister Valerie Allgood, granddaughter’s Lehoni and Kiera Kimble, grandson’s Donovan and Kameron Kimble and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Bernard loved sports and often took interest in track and field, boxing, football, and basketball. His ultimate love was teaching, coaching, and supporting Avione, in her many sports. Bernard coached Avione until high school, which lead her to excel in track and field throughout college and professionally. He coached club track and field and inspired, supported, and motivated children to become their best selves, instilling his wisdom and knowledge in everyone that came in contact with him.
Bernard was known as a man with a big heart and a smile that lit up the room. He always made an effort to help others and impacted many people’s lives. Everyone who knew Bernard admired his honesty, compassion, dedication, and so much more. He was proud that his daughters thought of him as the “best father in the world”. We will miss you Bernard, you left your mark on this world and it is better because of you, Rest in Peace.