Eugene "Gene" Allison (1930 - 2018)

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Eugene "Gene" Allison,
loving husband, brother,
father, grandfather, and
great-grandfather, passed
away peacefully April 11,
2018, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado,
from Alzheimer's
disease. Gene was born
on March 8, 1930, in Natty Flats, Texas,
in his Grandma Lawrence's east room.
He attended school in Texas, and then
served in the Army in the Korean Conflict.
After his return from the service,
he went to Tarleton State College and
then received his engineering degree
from Texas A&M, and his master's in
Public Administration from the University
of Northern Colorado.
He worked as an engineer for the Bureau
of Land Management and retired
in 1988. Gene loved country music,
western movies, cooking, and above all
family. He helped to care for his grandchildren
and great-grandchildren. He
was a loving and devoted husband.
Gene was preceded in death by his
mother, Josie Allison (Lawrence), his
father, Joseph Earl Allison,
his step-mother Desla "Babe"
Allison (Camp), his sister Mildred
and brother Frank, and
his son Robert.
He is survived by his wife
Shirley Allison (Young), his
son Mark and daughter in-law Lisa, his
granddaughter Alexis and grandson
in-law Seth, and grandsons Eli and
Andrew, great grandchildren, Joey,
Phoenix, River, and Bodhi, and his siblings,
Gaylord, Fred, Jackie Sue, Jimmy,
Jerry, and Sherry. Gene is also survived
by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements have been
made by All Veterans Funeral & Cremation,
3200 Wadsworth Blvd., Wheat
Ridge, Colorado. Gene will be interred
at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver
on April 20, 2018 at 9 a.m. Procession
starts at 8:45 a.m. sharp at staging
area A. In lieu of flowers, any donations
may be made in Gene's name to the Collier
Hospice Center in Wheat Ridge or
the .
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All Veterans Funeral & Cremation - Wheat Ridge
3200 Wadsworth Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(800) 766-7007
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Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from Apr. 18 to May 17, 2018
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