Earl B. Allison, 85, of Loves Park passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020. Born February 1, 1935 in Rockford, the son of Elmer and Edith (Rand) Allison. A graduate of West High School class of 1954. Served in the US Army and the US Navy Reserve during peacetime. Married Georgiann Nice on March 29, 1958 in Rockford. Retired after 43 years from Barber Colman Company where he was affectionately known by his co-workers as the Duke, the Duke of Earl. Earl enjoyed riding motorcycles, traveling with his family and was affectionately know as “Mr. Fix-it.” He was a member of Central Christian Church where he was a faithful servant.
Survivors include wife, Georgiann Allison; children, Cindy (Nick) Agliata, Jr., Steven B. (Karen) Allison; grandchildren, Tyler (Emily) Allison, Katie Allison, Kristen Allison, Krystina Agliata, Nick Jack Agliata III; sister, Alice Warner of Bullhead City, AZ; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; sisters, Mae Heatherington and Darlene Atkins.
Memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020 in Central Christian Church, 6595 Guilford Road, Rockford, 61107. Private family services.
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