Mr. Eric Shane Allison, 43, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at home with family by his side.
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He was born on June 15, 1975 in Paragould, Arkansas a son of Roger Lee Allison and Charlotte Lynn Chester.
His family relocated to Sedalia, Mo. in 1993, Eric was a 1994 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. He moved to Jefferson City and became a Baker with Hy-Vee.
Eric was an avid reader, collecting Boys Life Magazines and religious books. He loved traveling to visit family and enjoyed the St. Louis Zoo and Branson. Most of all, Eric was a devoted family man who dearly loved spending time with his entire family, including his dog, Rubin.
Eric was a man who had a strong faith in God as his Savior and his sure belief in the resurrection and the life everlasting.
Survivors include: his children, Jalynn Young (Kat) of Tipton, Mo., Ethan Allison and Skyler Allison both of Jefferson City, Mo.; his parents, Roger Allison of Paragould, Ark. and Charlotte Chester of Jefferson City, Mo.; his brother, Jason Allison (Angela) of Sedalia, Mo.; his maternal grandparents, Wendell and Mary Chester of Granite City, Il.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by: an infant brother, Jefferey Todd Allison; and his paternal grandparents, J.P. and Hortense Allison.
Visitation will be held prior to the graveside service at Freeman Mortuary from 10:00 until 11:30 am Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Graveside services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Longview Cemetery.
A Celebration of Eric’s Life will follow the graveside service at Calvary Assembly of God, 704 Rock Hill Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109, with the Reverend Jeff Higbie officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the ALS Association.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.