Lee Roy Allison

Lee Roy Allison

A memorial celebration honoring the life of Lee Roy Allison will be held at the American Legion Post 3 at 3125 Rapides Avenue, Alexandria, on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Chaplain Charlie Parent will be officiating. The family requests visitation at the celebration immediately following the service at the American Legion hall.

Lee Roy Allison, 77, died peacefully at his home on September 30,2012.

He was born on April 6, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee. Lee was a retired seaman and Korean War Veteran. He resided in Slidell, until 2004, when he relocated to Alexandria, with his wife, Lynn.

Lee was a proud and patriotic Veteran, serving as a member of the Forty and Eight, American Veteran Post 0007, and the American Legion Post 3 (Commander from 2008-2010). Lee loved history and the pursuit of knowledge. He was a man of deep faith and loved God.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Edward Allison and Ada Christine Griffie Allison, and his brother COL John "Jack" Allison, Ret.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Lynn Hano Allison; brother, Charles William Allison; sister Naida Christine Allison; step-children Harold and Tinker Hano, Sharon Hano Sullivan and Wayne Methines, Phillip and Brenda Hano, and Nancy Hano; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

The family would like to acknowledge the love and support of friends who have been a part of Lee's life. To know him was to love him.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lee's honor may be made to the American Legion, Post 3.

Published in The Town Talk on Oct. 7, 2012