Jesse Alfred Allen, age 86, of Aleppo, PA. passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 due to Alzheimers Disease.
Born on July 21, 1930, in Cameron, W.V. he is the son of the late Kenneth Laverne and Helen Virginia (Redd) Allen.
Jesse served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1955 during the Korean War. He was a very active member of the Post 18 American Legion in Cameron, W.V. and enjoyed spending his time there. He was a resident of Greene County since 1956. Jesse retired in 1992 from the Carpenters Local 3 in Wheeling, W.V. He was an avid outdoorsman. Above all, he was a devoted family man. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his world. He loved watching them grow and spending time with his family.
Dear Father of Donna “Sis” (Steve) Allison, of Cameron, WV., Donald Allen, of Apollo, PA. and David (Cindy) Allen, of Aleppo, PA; Loving Grandfather of Jessica (Kyle) Wood, Amanda Allison, Brandy (Adam) Rohrer, Justin (Sara) Allen and Kendra Allen; Great-Grandfather of William, Preston and Wesley Rohrer, Jackson and Hudson Allen; he is also survived by his sisters, Evlyn Anderson and Sarah (Gerry) White; brothers, B.L. Allen, Curt (Karen) Allen and Kenny (Lou) Allen; sister-in-law Shirley Allen; many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his dear wife Norma Jean (Anderson) Allen who passed away in 1986 and brother Frank Allen who passed away in 2015.
Friends and Family are welcome on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 1-8 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359. (724) 499-5181. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Phil Campbell, Jr., officiating. A Graveside Service will follow with full military honors at Beeler Station Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Jesse’s memory to the donors charity of choice.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.