Donald E. Allison
August 15, 1937-November 21, 2020
ROCK ISLAND-Donald E. Allison, 83, of Rock Island, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Amber Ridge Memory Care, Moline. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Down by the Creek Animal Sanctuary, Long Grove, Iowa. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island is assisting the family.
Donald was born on August 15, 1937 in Rock Island, a son of James and Anna (Eidet) Allison. Don worked for the Rock Island Lines Railroad for 30 years. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited. Don was an avid hunter. He enjoyed playing golf and was an Iowa Hawkeye and Green Bay Packer fan. Don was also a volunteer at TPC Deere Run, Silvis. Mr. Allison served in the National Guard.
Survivors include his children, Julie (Raymond) Guss, Milan, Jane (Brett) Gripp, Rock Island, and John Allison (Gretchen Hagen) Rock Island; grandchildren, Jason (Brandon) Miller-Guss, Evan (Seth) Guss-Bell, Adam Guss, Jeffrey, Jamie, and Jay Edmondson, and Jarrett Gripp (Kaitlyn Fraikes); great-granddaughter, Erica Miller; siblings, Donna Sandlin, Milan, Dick (Elly) Allison, Rock Island, and Delores (Kenny) Harris, East Moline.
Don was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Jeanette Bealer. Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.