Eldon Eugene Allison, 92 of Decatur passed away at 7:17 am. Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Mr. Allison was born in September of 1927 in Tennesse, Illinois the son of William and Evelyn Allison. He grew up in Macomb, Illinois and moved to Decatur at fifteen. Eldon served in the U.S. Army for two years. He retired from A.E. Staley manufacturing in 1987 after forty-two years of service. He was a member of the Antique Car Club in Decatur for many years. He loved restoring, working on and driving his cars. Eldon built seven houses in the 1950’s and 1960’s and was a very good handyman.
He is survived by his daughter, Nancy (Tom) Bryson, grandson, Josh (Jennifer) Gordan, great granddaughters, Allyssa and Bella Gordan, great grandson, Logan Ray granddaughter, Kachina Gordan, great grandson, Drew Ward, brothers, Reon and Harold Allison.
He was preceded in death by his wife and his daughter, June Allison who battled MS until December 20, 2017.
Eldon was the “Best Father Ever”
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