John D. Allison, of Homewood. Beloved husband of Susanne, nee Roark; loving father of Wade Allison, Sue (Jeff) Vail, Brett (Candy) Allison, Jody Allison and Leigh (Dean) Lehman, step-father of Michael (Joan) O'Brien, Patrick (Christine) O'Brien and Kate (Sean) Gibbons; dear son of Evelyn and the late Harvey Allison; cherished grandfather of 7; step-grandfather of 4; fond brother of Clinton Allison, Harvey (Sue) Allison and the late Donald Allison. Director of Food Ingredients group which included Operations, Planning and Sales at Quaker Oats Co. Graduate of Iowa State University. Funeral Services Sat. August 11, 11 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Homewood, 17953 Gottschalk, Homewood. Visitation Friday 4 to 9 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home, 18022 Dixie Highway, Homewood, Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. 708-798-0331.