Obituaries

Obituaries

William I. Allen III 1949 - 2009 Linwood

No public services are planned for William I. “Bill” Allen III, 59, Linwood. Cremation is planned.
Mr. Allen died Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 24, 1949, in Ottawa, the son of William I. Jr. and Ruby Ellen Paxton Allen.
He graduated from Wellsville High School, and later earned a bachelor’s degree in architectural drafting.
Mr. Allen was a lay minister and addiction counselor in Franklin and Douglas counties for 20 years. He was a member of the Freemasons.
Survivors include two daughters, Christine E. Strauss, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Patricia D. Hayden, Cincinnati; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a niece; and two nephews.
The family suggests memorials to the Bill Allen Memorial Fund, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.