Conroy Funeral Home

James N. "Jim" Allen



Service: 10:00am Fri. October 6th, 2017
Grace Lutheran Church
ALLEN, James N. “Jim”, 84, of Springfield, passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 in Springfield, OH. He was born on October 4, 1932 in New Carlisle, Ohio, the son of William Thomas Allen and Anna Mae (Constantine). Jim became a Master Plumber and owned and operated, with his wife, Jean, “Jim Allen Plumbing and Heating” for over 60 years. He was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran serving from 1953-1955. Jim married his wife Jean on May 3, 1958 and together they raised their four children. He was a well-known, active and respected member of the community, a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, the VFW Post 1031, the Indian Lake Moose and Eagles aerie 397. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Debbie Cochran; two brothers, Bob and Bill; two sisters, Doris and Rosie; Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Jean (Shields); two daughters, Sharon Kay Allen, Springfield and Sandra Lee Worthington “Sandy”, Beavercreek, OH; a son James “Troy” Allen, Springfield; grandchildren, James “Michael” Allen, Britney Allen (Bryce) Hensley, Travis Allen (Kayleigh) Cochran, Kayla Gail Cochran, James Zachary Allen “Zach”, Cassandra Lee Worthington “Cassie”; four great grandchildren, Addie, Audrey, Casen, and Reese; three sisters in laws, June Lindsay, Ruth Shields and Sandy Houchins; and several nieces and nephews and numerous other family and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m. in CONROY FUNERAL HOME with V.F.W. services at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, at Grace Lutheran Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the caregivers at Springfield Regional Medical Center and to the numerous family and friends for their care, love and support during this difficult time. Memorial donations may be made to Miami Valley Hospice or Alzheimer’s Assn.


I just read of Jim's passing. My condolences to Jean, Sharon, Troy and Sandy.

- Cheryl Brickman , Saturday October 7th, 2017

Dear family of James, please accept my deepest condolences. May God's promises found at Acts 24:15 and Psalms 37:29 bring you comfort during this difficult time.

- Vaughn family, Thursday October 5th, 2017

Jean I sent a message not sure it went through wishing you our prayers and sympathy we thought a lot of Jim he was a special guy he was always good to us you all take care would of came having walking and standing having lots of test on legs thinking a blockage but prayers and thoughts to you all An May God Bless lol the browns

- Ray an Linda Brown, Thursday October 5th, 2017

I am saddened at Jim's passing. He was good to us and a good man. My prayers that he will rest peacefully in the arms of God and my prayers for Jean and his family. God bless you all.

- John Herzog, Thursday October 5th, 2017

My deepest sympathy for the passing of Mr. Allen. May God greet him with his loving arms for eternal peace. My prayers for all of you during this most horrific time.

- Melissa Newkirk-, Thursday October 5th, 2017

So sorry to hear of this. Condolences to the whole family...

- Steve and Mary Grace, Thursday October 5th, 2017

Jean, I want to offer my sincere sympathy. May you find strength and comfort in knowing God is with you. I will be thinking of you and your family.

- Judy Mcclung, Wednesday October 4th, 2017

Dear Aunt Jean, Sharon, Sandy and Troy. We are all so sorry for your loss. We have great memories of Uncle Jim, and we pray that all of you will feel and know God's presence and healing during this difficult time.

- Mike and Mary Beth, Jason, Rachel, Wednesday October 4th, 2017

Sharon, so sorry for you and your family's loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. With all my love, Val

- Valerie Gano, Wednesday October 4th, 2017

My sincerest sympathies for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers

- Brian Berning, Tuesday October 3rd, 2017

Jim was a large part of my childhood. I will always remember him fondly. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

- Jeanne Fritz, Tuesday October 3rd, 2017