Terry D. Allen, 73, of Belleville, Ill., born Oct. 3, 1942, in McLeansboro, Ill., passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Shiloh, Ill.
Terry was a production control supervisor with McDonnell Douglas Aerospace Company for over 29 years. He also worked for ChemFab in Hot Springs, Ark., and after retirement, worked with Jack Schmitt Cadillac in O'Fallon and Jack Schmitt Chevrolet in Wood River, Ill.
Terry proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. He was a member of East Lodge No. 504, A.F. & A.M. of Fairview Heights, and the Ainad Shriners of East St. Louis, Ill. He enjoyed riding his Harley, and was a proud owner of a Heritage Softail. He loved to go to Hy-Ho and Olympika restaurants with his wife. He was an avid animal lover, especially his cats and dogs. He was a loving husband and friend, who will truly be missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Thelma, nee McMahan, Allen; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roy and Norma Taubig; and a brother-in-law, Rick Taubig.
Surviving are his loving wife of 51 years, Paulette V. "Polli", nee Taubig, Allen of Belleville, Ill.; and many dear friends.
A special thank you to those who cared during this difficult time.
Memorials are appreciated to the
. Condolences may also be expressed online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2016, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from July 10 to July 11, 2016