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James W. "Jim" Allen, Sr.

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Service: 11:00am Wed. February 28th, 2018
Location: Conroy Funeral Home

Allen Sr., James W. “Jim,” 75, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 in his home. Jim was born June 12, 1942 in Muncie, IN to Floyd C. and Iva Eileen (Rummel) Allen. He worked for the City of Springfield for 31 years, and was a member of the Union Club. He was also a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was well known by many for painting words of wisdom on his brown board on Route 40 across from the Masonic Home. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Beatrice (Williams); four children, Kimberly Lanum, Jamie (Bethany) Allen, Jason (Mindy) Allen and Jerrad (Terra) Allen; seven grandchildren, Megan, Jennifer, Joshua, Kelsey, Austin, Jadyn and Brennan; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Vickie Uggen; and a niece, Jennifer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Brian. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 - 7 p.m. in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Mark Martin officiating, Burial will be in Vale Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Springfield Township Fire Department.
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Dearest condolences, Bea. We will always remember Jim, and Brian, too. God be with you. Beth and John Robey

- Beth Robey, Tuesday March 6th, 2018

I’m so sorry to the family for your loss. Just know that he brought joy to the hearts of many of us here in Springfield and that he will be missed by multitudes of starnagwrs as well as those closest to him. It takes an amazing person to use their time to do something for others to smile about and he never failed to meet that task. May he Rest In Peace and May your hearts heal and remember your love for him always.

- Anonymous , Thursday March 1st, 2018

What a Sweet kind heart to share kind and thoughtful..sometimes silly words with folks passing by.Such a little thing that so many enjoyed!!!I know I always did.The little things,arms kindness are what matter in the end.God bless you 💙

- Angela Baisden, Wednesday February 28th, 2018

So sorry for the passing of Jim! He will be greatly missed by all. I know since I retired I have missed seeing his signs everyday.

- Patricia Diller, Tuesday February 27th, 2018

So very sorry for your loss. God bless Jim and your whole family.

- Jim and Maureen Beatty, Tuesday February 27th, 2018

Our hearts and prayers go out to your family!

- Dianne and Don VanHoose, Monday February 26th, 2018

So sry for your loss thinking of you today and always prayers to you all

- Tiny Statler, Monday February 26th, 2018

To : Jim Allen Sr Family From : Phoenix Safety Outfitters Jamie, On behalf of all of our Team at Phoenix Safety Outfitters we would like to let you know that you and your family as well as your Father Jim are in our thoughts a prayers. Words can't say how sorry we are for you and your family's loss but in our faith we have to believe that God needed Jim in Heaven and that one day we will be united again with him and with God in Heaven. On that day every tear will be wiped away and we will be with all of our loved ones who have gone before us and we will be in Paradise and we will all be with our Lord and Savior God and Jesus Christ. Casey Lee

- Casey Lee , Monday February 26th, 2018

So very sorry for your loss, he is leaving Lots of HAPPY memories I am sure.

- Jean Hurst , Monday February 26th, 2018

Jim was Always a. Kind,Funny Friend. I Always Loved reading the posts he would leave My Thoughts and Prayers go out to Bea and her FAMILY I will Always Love All of You

- Shelley Victor, Sunday February 25th, 2018

Thank you for your sayings they made us think they made us. Years later I meant your son and his wife Mindy and told them how much I appreciated them. Godspeed to you Mr.Allen.

- Allison Daulton-Metzger, Sunday February 25th, 2018

- Tish Mercurio, Sunday February 25th, 2018

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