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William C. Allison

August 31, 1942 - June 16, 2017

Service Date: June 22, 2017

William C. “Bill” Allison, 74, of Belleville, Illinois, born Monday, August 31, 1942, in East Saint Louis, Illinois, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.

A loving and devoted husband, brother, father and grandfather, Bill worked as a Partner and CPA for Allison, Knapp, & Siekmann. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church  in Belleville, Illinois, an organizing director of West Pointe Bank & Trust, and a member of the Illinois Society of CPAs, American Institute of CPAs, and St. Clair Country Club.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Bert and Virginia nee Creighton Allison
  • Brother: Ronald Allison
  • Father and Mother-in-law: Fred and Ursula Neighbors
  • Brother-in-law: Fred Neighbors

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Ursula nee Neighbors Allison of Belleville, IL
  • Daughters
    • Tracy (Chris) Mentzer of Swansea, IL
    • Christy (Sergio) Barranco of Saint Louis, MO
  • Brother: Rob (Sharon) Allison of Wichita, KS
  • Sister: Ginger (Dick) Rush of Springfield, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Owen Mentzer
    • Ella Mentzer
    • Ava Mentzer
    • Maximo Barranco
    • Baby Boy and Baby Girl Barranco due in August
  • Sister-in-law: Helen (Bob) Wise of Springfield, IL
  • Nieces and Nephews
    • Matt Allison
    • Jon Allison
    • Cathy (Tyler) Becker
    • Beth (Doug) Brockman
    • Rob (Kristen) Wise
    • Alicia (Kirk) Meyer
    • Matt Wise
  • Several Great and Great-Great Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Center at Washington University or Belleville Area Humane Society.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois at 10:40 am on June 22, 2017 for an 11:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Belleville, Illinois with Father Matthew Elie officiating. Private interment will be at a later date.