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Leroy Eugene Allen
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1919
Death: May 30, 2008

Leroy Eugene Allen, 88, of Gibson City died at 11:50 p.m. Friday (May 30, 2008) at the Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.

Mr. Allen was born Oct. 2, 1919, in Dahlgren, a son of F. M and Elizabeth Goin Allen. He married Mildred Scott from LeRoy on Oct. 22, 1939, in St. Charles, Mo.

She died Jan. 30, 2003. Surviving are four sons, Kenny (Bonnie) Allen of Gibson City, Lenny (Kathy) Allen of Boise, Idaho, Gary (Lynn) Allen of Gibson City and Kelley (Robbie Lee) Allen of Allen, Fla.; two daughters, Beverly (Jack) Fields and Kathy Jo Rutledge, both of Gibson City; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Harriett Marcum of LeRoy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, five brothers and a sister.

Mr. Allen worked mostly as a farmer in and around the area. After retiring he enjoyed mowing grass at Railside Golf Course and working at Gibson City Car Wash. He was a life long Cardinals' fan.

Published in the Bloomington, Illinois Pantagraph

 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Merritt Allen (1886 - 1976)
  Flora Elizabeth Goin Allen (1889 - 1982)
 
 Spouse:
  Mildred Aileen Scott Allen (1922 - 2003)*
 
 Children:
  Leonard Merritt Allen (1947 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Kenneth Jacob Allen (1909 - 2003)*
  Flossie Edith Allen Messick (1912 - 1990)*
  Orville Ralph Allen (1914 - 2004)*
  Merritt Delwon Allen (1917 - 1989)*
  Leroy Eugene Allen (1919 - 2008)
  Elwood Dean Allen (1921 - 1995)*
  Eldon Allen (1925 - 1926)*
  Harriett Elizabeth Allen Marcum (1927 - 2011)*
  Merle Wayne Allen (1930 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Drummer Township Cemetery
Gibson City
Ford County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Jun 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27318225
Leroy Eugene Allen
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Leroy Eugene Allen
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- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Jun. 4, 2008
 
 
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