Mr. Jared Carl Allison, son of Carl and Joan Allison died May 16, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida. Jared was born November 30, 1982 in Lake City, Florida. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Joseph E. Floyd and Carl L. Allison, Jr. He is survived by his parents and sister, Michele, his grandparents, Jeanne M. Floyd and Betty and John Norris. Other surviving relatives include uncles and aunts, Chuck and Vesna Allison, Steve and Teresa Allison, Mike and Susu Floyd, Jay and Julie Floyd, and Anne Floyd as well as cousins, Stephanie, Amanda, Desiree, Sydney, Cameron, Greg, Sarah, Becky, Anna, and Ben.
Jared attended Lake City schools and set several school records as a member of the swim team. He graduated from the University of Florida
with a Doctorate of Pharmacy. He valued his profession as the Pharmacist in Charge at Baya Pharmacy where he enjoyed both working with his colleagues and serving the public.
He was a friend of Bill Wilson and has been described as a "North Florida Renaissance Man." His wide range of interests included humor, literature and writing, Gator sports, hunting, and fishing. But what we remember most about Jared was his kind heart, easy smile, and open acceptance of others. He was considered a friend to all: a man who loved and was loved by many.
Services are being provided by Gateway-Forest Lawn where visitation will be held Tuesday, May 20, 5:00-7:00.
A Celebration of Jared's Life is scheduled for Wednesday, May 21 at First Presbyterian Church of Lake City at 11:00. Private interment will follow.
Living memorials have been established in Jared's honor by CARC and the First Presbyterian Church.
Please leave words of love & comfort for the family online at www.gatewayforestlawn.com