|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1927|
|Death: ||Apr. 24, 2012|
Robert Leslie Allison, 84, of Urbana, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in Essex of Springfield.
He was born in Springfield in Oct. 29, 1927, a son of the late Hazel D. Roach and Leslie F. Allison. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Foster Allison; and his sisters, Ruby Hill, Mabel Bates, Janice Smith and Janet Holbrook.
He is survived by his soul mate, partner, best friend and loyal companion, Merna Bise of Springfield; his children, Chris (Karen) Allison of Cridersville, Diana (Rick) Wagaman of Celina and Susie (Jim Bob) White of West Liberty; his grandchildren, Shane Wagaman, April Wilson, Sara Call, Zach Allison, Natalie White, Justin White, Todd White, Emily McKee and Cody White; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Allison and Anna Call, Henry Wagaman, Kami and Keenan Wilson, Delaney and Greer McKee, and Stratton and Ellie White; sisters, Lois (Ken) Noonan, Norma Jean Boysel and Ruth Ann Bailey; and several nieces and nephews.
Bob served his country in the United States Navy and retired from Kenosha Auto Transportation.
He was a member of the Bellefontaine Church of the Nazarene, where he served as a board member, choir director, adult Sunday School teacher and a Bible School teacher. He was also a member of the Local Union 654 retirees club, where he served as vice president. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and singing.
Calling is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, where the Rev. Ken Neighoff officiates a funeral at 10 a.m. Friday.
Burial follows in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty
Created by: Tonya Sparks
Record added: Apr 26, 2012
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Added: Apr. 26, 2012