Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
Robert Leslie Allison, 84, Urbana, died April 24, 2012, in Essex of Springfield.
He was born Oct. 29, 1927, in Springfield, to Leslie F. and Hazel D. Roach Allison. He married Marjorie Foster, who is deceased.
Surviving are three children, Chris (Karen) Allison, Cridersville, Diana (Rick) Wagaman, Celina, and Susie (Jim Bob) White, West Liberty; three sisters, Lois (Ken) Noonan, Norma Jean Boysel and Ruth Ann Bailey; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are four sisters, Ruby Hill, Mabel Bates, Janice Smith and Janet Holbrook.
He served with the U.S. Navy and was retired from Kenosha Auto Transportation.
He was a member of 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 a member of Local Union 654 Retirees Club, where he was vice president.
Service is 10 a.m. Friday at Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, the Rev. Ken Neighoff officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Columbus.
Condolences may be left at a vernonfh.com.