Edgar David Allen, 60, of Springfield, died at his residence on Sunday, June 22, 2008.
He was born Dec. 5, 1947, in Rockbridge, to John and Ida Bowers Allen.
Surviving are three sons, Shawn and Billy Ray, both of Springfield and Jeff Burkhart of Seattle; one daughter, Leighlani (Jonathan) Hemmerling of Springfield, Mo.; two grandchildren, Joseph and Jakob Hemmerling; one brother, Raymond (Carolyn) of Greenfield; six sisters, Rosemary (deceased husband, Albert) Rives of Greenfield, Lucy (Fred) Ridder of Alexander, Della (Guy) Kinser of Greenfield, Lois Baker of Springfield, Ruby (Roy) McCurl of Quincy and Joyce (deceased husband, Carl) Harbaugh of Bluffs; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Bill (surviving wife, Dorothy).
Mr. Allen was a Naval career man.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Shields-Bishop Funeral Home in Greenfield. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of services on Thursday. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield. Memorials are suggested to the
Shields-Bishop Funeral Home - Greenfield
604 Walnut St. Greenfield, IL 62044
Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier from June 25 to June 27, 2008