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Charles Allison

1938 - 2019
Charles Allison Obituary
Charles Allison

Humboldt - Funeral services for Mr. Charles William Allison, Jr., age 81, will take place at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Humboldt, TN (200 North 12th Ave). Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:30 AM until service time. Burial will take place at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Beech Bluff at 2:30 PM.

Charles William Allison, Jr. was born on February 13, 1938 in Jackson, TN. He passed away peacefully at home in Humboldt, TN on November 1, 2019, surrounded by family. Charles is survived by his wife of 35 years, Billy Joyce Walters Allison, two sons, Bob Allison (Kim) of Arlington, TN, Joey Hopper (Jenny) of Bells, TN, and three daughters, Carrie Allison Brooks, (Tony) and Joan Allison, both of Memphis, TN, Amy Luckey (Jason) of Humboldt, TN, his brother, James Allison (Judy) of Jackson, TN, and his sister, Anita Allison Parish (John) of Tallahassee, FL. He also leaves eight grandchildren who brought tremendous joy to his life: Courtney Allison of Charleston, SC, Chloe and Bailey Hopper, Mary Scott and Everett of Bells, TN and Camille, Rachel and Leck Luckey of Humboldt, TN and many beloved nieces and nephews. Charles was preceded in death by his mother, Jessie Lee Allison of Jackson, TN and Charles William Allison, Sr. of Nashville, TN.

Charles was a lifelong Marine, having served in Vietnam in the late 1950s. Charles worked as an accountant and CPA for over 50 years and dedicated much of his free time to service in the community. His service included the board of directors for Aspell Manor, the Salvation Army, Jackson Madison County Sports Hall of Fame, and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Other organizations he served included the Jackson Area Boy Scouts and Habitat for Humanity in Batesville, MS; he also taught a course in personal financial management at the Madison County Jail, the Whiteville Correctional Facility, and Shelby County Penal Farm. He was honored to receive the Paul Harris Award from the Jackson Rotary Club and the Alexander, Thompson, Arnold, PLLC Pinnacle Award for Service. Charles was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church in Humboldt where he sang in the choir.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Aspell Manor in Jackson, TN, the or any service organization of the donor's choice.

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Published in The Jackson Sun from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4, 2019
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