Allen Lee Ehresman LUBBOCK- Allen Lee Ehresman passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Resthaven Memorial Park. Allen was born in Amarillo on June 28, 1939. He graduated from Adrian High School in 1957. He attended West Texas State University. Allen married June Erwin on June 5, 1959. Allen worked in the grain elevator business at the beginning of his career and then took over his family's truck stop, caf and hotel. In later years, he enjoyed his work as an insurance adjuster. Allen was a member of the community at Adrian, Texas for most of his life. He served as a school board member, and was an active member of the Adrian Lions Club and the United Methodist Church of Adrian. Since 1995, Allen was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lubbock. Allen is survived by his wife, June; his daughter, Kimberly and husband David Wilkerson; and grandson, Will Wilkerson. Allen was predeceased by his parents, Homer and Margaret Ehresman. Allen's family is grateful for the compassionate medical care he received during his lengthy illness. We particularly thank Dr. Jeffery Hannel, Dr. Shannon Rivas, Dr. Juan Kurdi and Interim Hospice. The family will receive visitors after the graveside service at 4809 19th Street, Dunnhaven House #13. Memorials may be sent to United Methodist Church of Adrian, 307 Grant, Adrian, TX 79001.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Oct. 23, 2012