Raymond Earl Allison, 82,
passed away Jan. 24, 2013.
He was born May 10, 1930, in Ft. Scott, Kansas, the son of
Raymond Allison and Lena Schubert Allison.
Raymond served for 33 ˝ years in the Army/National Guard at
Ft. Drum and was a Korean War veteran.
After retirement he was an avid follower of his local sports
teams ( both boys and girls) in New York and Florida, and
received appreciation plaques for his attendance and
guidance from the teams at Jefferson Community College,
Stetson University and Seminole Community College, both in
The players called him “Coach” and many times he even
rode the team bus with the players to out of town
He and his wife enjoyed many years and hundreds of miles
traveling across the U.S. visiting national parks,
monuments, memorials and other interesting places.
Raymond’s favorites were the redwood and sequoia trees.
Surviving are his loving wife of 60 years, Dolores M.
Townsend Allison residing, Paisley, Fla.; three children, a
son, David Allison, Paisley, Fla., a daughter, Deborah
(David) Brigham, Dexter, a daughter, Peggy Allison, Colorado
Springs, Colo.; four grandchildren, Carrie, Jason, Erik and
Adam; three great-grandchildren, Riley, Lily and Alexis; a
sister, Margaret Titus, Ft. Scott, Kansas; a brother,
Clarence Allison, Belle Plaine, Kansas.
He was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Chester Allison,
Witchita, Kansas, Mary Sharp, Pratt, Kansas, Frank Allison,
Ft. Scott, Kansas, and Thelma Kendrick, Sedro Wooley, Wa.
Raymond was a family man first and foremost, and loved his
wife and family dearly. We will miss him and love him
forever and he will always be in our hearts.
There will be a memorial service at a later date and burial
in Dexter Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.
In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to Moffit Cancer Center 12902 Magnolia
Drive, Tampa, FL. 33612 in Raymond’s name and or sign up
for the Organ Donor Program as they were both very close to
Information provided by Johnson
Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.