August 14, 1941 - January 2, 2020
Russell Drew Allen, 78, of Wellington, IL, passed away at 3:32 P.M. Thursday January 2, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born August 14, 1941, in Watseka, IL, the son of Edward and Waunita (Ennen) Allen. He married Mary Lou McKee and together they had two sons, Roger and Rusty. He later married Joyce Jordan on October 19, 1990 in Hoopeston. He is survived by his wife, Joyce, of Wellington, IL; two sons, Roger (Vaughna) Allen of Hoopeston, IL and Rusty (Ellen) Allen of Lebanon, OH; two step-sons, Darren (Anita) Lucas of Rankin, IL and Christopher (Lisa) Lucas of Avon, IN; two sisters, Sharon (John) Locke of Holland, MI and Susanne (Nick) Porter of Middleton, WI; one brother, Keith (Barb) Allen of East Lynn, IL; 7 grandchildren, Matthew (Audrey) Allen, Tyler Allen, Natasha (Bryan) Mandel, Brenna (Kevin) Pantig, and Gabriel, Aubrey, and Charis Allen; 3 step-grandchildren, Alexa, Austin, and Jordan Lucas; one great-granddaughter, Kinsey Allen; one step great-granddaughter, Ophelia Lucas; and several special nieces and nephews, Jennifer Deuiven, Jared Locke, Geoffrey Porter, Aleta McGee, David Porter, Chad, Gordon, Danny, and Duane Allen, and Amy McNeill. He was preceded in death by his parents. Drew worked at Stokely’s as the assistant plant manager and later became the plant manager until his retirement. He attended the Hoopeston Community Church of the Nazarene and had previously served on the Hoopeston City Council. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, woodworking, and watching television, especially the NFL. A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Tuesday January 7, 2020 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday January 8, 2020 at the funeral home, with Pastor Tom McCann officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Animal Rescue Team 901 W. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
Russell Drew Allen, 78, of Wellington, IL, passed away at 3:32 P.M. Thursday January 2, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born August 14, 1941, in Watseka, IL, the son of Edward and Waunita (Ennen) Allen. He married Mary... View Obituary & Service Information
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