George Edward Allison, age 72, of Round Lake Beach, died Friday, January 4, 2012, at Glenlake Terrace Nursing and Rehab Center in Waukegan.
He was born April 8, 1940, in New Madrid, Missouri to Ray D. and Alice Ann (Bishop) Allison.
A resident of Round Lake Beach for 32 years, George was employed by W.W.Grainger as a maintenance supervisor for over 20 years.
Enjoyments included fishing on the Chain O’Lakes, taking care of his lawn, and being with his family. He especially loved being a grandfather. He was a great jokester and a friend to all.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served from 1958 to 1961.
Survivors include his wife, Alice (nee England), three children, Kathy (Lee) Baker, Jerry Allison, and Terry Allison, all of Kenosha; 14 grandchildren, Dawn, Christopher, Daniel Jr. Amanda, Bobby, LeAnn, Bryon, Lisa, Chante, Austin, Destiny, Amber, Katelyn, and Madison; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements were entrusted to Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073. Visitation and services were private for the family. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
For information, call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.