Quincy L. Allison, 89, of Tuscola, Illinois passed away at 6:55 p.m. on December 24, 2010.


Funeral services were held at the First Christian Church of Tuscola on Monday, December 27, 2010. Scott Zorn and Bruce Parmenter officiated. Burial was in the Tuscola Township Cemetery with military graveside rites accorded. Arrangements are under the care of the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, Tuscola, IL.


Quincy L. Allison, 89, of Tuscola, Illinois passed away at 6:55 p.m. on December 24, 2010.

Funeral services were held at the First Christian Church of Tuscola on Monday, December 27, 2010. Scott Zorn and Bruce Parmenter officiated. Burial was in the Tuscola Township Cemetery with military graveside rites accorded. Arrangements are under the care of the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, Tuscola, IL.

In loving  memory of Lee, memorials may be made  to First Christian Church of Tuscola and/or Lincoln Christian University of Lincoln, IL. Online condolences to the family may be sent to hilligossshraderfh.com.

Q. Lee Allison was born in Newton, IL on December 31, 1920 to Harry and Clara (McCoy) Allison. He was married to Joyce (Portlock) on October 5, 1941 in Newton; she survives. Lee graduated from Newton Community High School in 1938 and served in the Army during World War II in Central Europe with the 284th Engineer Combat Battalion. He worked for Roy Moulden in radio and started his own business Allison Radio in 1945 and continued in business for 28 years. After retiring, he worked for Community Service Systems, formerly of Lakeland, CO, and for Christian Homes, Inc. of Lincoln, IL. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Tuscola, where he served as a teacher and elder for many years. He was also a Rotarian for many years and was president of Rotary during the golden anniversary years.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Allison of Newton; one son, James Allison, Lincoln; two daughters Melody Barber and Mary Ogden, both of Tuscola; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister, son Stephen, and grandson Troy.