John P. “Slug” Allison – Georgetown

John P. “Slug” Allison, 78, a lifelong resident of Georgetown, died Saturday morning November 20, 2021, in East Liverpool City Hospital. Born September 7, 1943, in Georgetown, he was a son of the late Harry G. and Nora (Campbell) Allison. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Harry and David Allison and sisters Hazel Ring and Dorothy Steele.

Slug was a member of the Operating Engineers local #66, and former Supervisor in Greene Twp., for 30 years. He was also a veteran of the US Army. Farming was his passion, especially raising Hereford cattle. He adored his granddaughters and enjoyed his time with them.

Slug gave tirelessly to his community, in addition to helping his friends and family, doing the work he loved, he also offered his time, energy and vast knowledge to community events and projects, including the Hookstown Fair’s Track Crew for 38 years and assisting The South Side Historical Village with moving their structures. He was honored Community Person of the Year in 2002 by the Hookstown Grange #1980. A blessed man, Slug was surrounded by many loving and caring friends and will surely be missed.

Beloved husband of 48 years to Deborah K. (Phillis) Allison, father of Brenda McCarrell and John P. “Stump” Allison. Brother of Tom (Alice) Allison. Grandfather of Falynn McCarrell, Perry Jo Allison and Valene Allison.

Family and friends are welcome to call at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, pa 15050, on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, where his service will be held Saturday at 11 am. The Rev. Wilmer J. Olszewski of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church will officiate.

He will be laid to rest in the Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown.

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