DEERFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – David “Dave” Allison, 66, of Deerfield passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Aultman Hospital in Canton surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on October 30, 1954 in Salem, Ohio to Donald and Joyce (Jenkins) Allison.
He worked at Modern China, was a dispatcher for FireCom and attended Deerfield Friends Church. Dave has served his community through the Deerfield Fire Department for 43 years starting in 1978 and currently as the Assistant Chief.
Dave is survived by his loving wife, Dianne (Balogh) Allison, whom he married June 25, 1977; his children, Brian (Stefanie) Allison of North Benton and Melissa (Mike) Boyd of Kent; father, Donald Allison; siblings, Bill (Holly) Allison, Mike (Kenny) Allison and a sister, Dawn Ann (Mark) Plumley and three grandchildren, Lexie Allison, Aiden Allison and Mason Boyd.
Dave was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Deerfield Town Hall, 1450 St. Rt. 14, Deerfield, OH 44411 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jody Hill officiating.
Friends and family will be received on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the funeral home from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and the hour prior to the service on Wednesday, June 16 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Town Hall. A fire department walk through will take place on Tuesday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. followed by a drive by at 7:00 p.m.
Interment will take place at Hartzell Cemetery in North Benton, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Deerfield Fire Department Association, PO Box 129, Deerfield, OH 44411.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Sebring Chapel, 330-938-2526. You may sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.
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A television tribute will air Sunday, June 13, at the following approximate times: 6:27 p.m. on WYTV and 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV.