Eugene R. Allison, 90, of St. Louis, MO formerly of Belleville, IL, born Tuesday, January 21, 1919, in Belleville, IL, died Thursday, April 30, 2009 at Delmar Gardens South in St Louis, MO.
Mr. Allison was a retired Operating Engineer for Ameren U.E . He was a member of Unity Church of Peace in St. Louis, MO, St. Clair Lodge #24 AF & AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Shrine, a life member of the Brass Band, Moolah Shrine and Band, and a U.S. Merchant Marine.
He is preceded in death by:
He is survived by:
- Wife: Evelyn A. Allison
- Parents: Frank R. and Marie nee Beck Allison
- Sister: Margaret Monken
- Brother: Sherman Allison
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or Illinois Masonic Home..
- Daughter: Joyce (Charles) Eldridge of Pevely, MO
- Mitzi Mary Wyatt of Swansea, IL
- Charles Ryan Eldridge of St. Louis, MO
- Andrew Eldridge of St. Louis, MO
- Great Granddaughter: Jamie King
Visitation: Friends may call from 5-8 P.M., Monday, May 4, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. There will be a Brass Band walk through on Monday at 7:15pm at the funeral home, followed by a Masonic services at 7:30pm.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Sally Fox officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.