Arnold “Spud” R. Allen, 68, of Champaign, IL, passed away Monday Nov. 15th, 2021, with his wife and daughters by his side after a brief illness at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana.
Visitation will be held at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N Elm St, Champaign, IL on Thursday, December 2 at 10am with a service following at 11am. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Spud was born on Sept. 29th, 1953, to Lloyd A. Allen and Naomi B. Allen in Champaign. He graduated Champaign Central High School in 1972. He worked as a laborer at Laborers Local 703 for many years before retiring in 2006 while with Broeren Russo. He married Mary E. Logue on Nov. 8th, 1975 and spent the past 46 years loving her.
Spud leaves behind his wife, Mary, and daughters Kira (Corey) Sutter of Mahomet, Krystal (Tim) Maberry of Paxton and Kendra (Ryan) Kimpel of Paxton. He was the proud grandpa of Hayden, Aaron, Emma, Naomi, Trevor, and Zander. Also surviving are his 3 brothers, Butch (Shelia)Allen of White Heath, Bud (Carolyn) Allen of Champaign, and Buzzy Allen of White Heath. He is proceeded in death by his mother and father. Spud was a devoted family man and was respected by many that crossed his life. He was full of life and laughter, wisdom, and kindness. He will forever be loved and missed by those who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association.
American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 15829, Arlington VA 22215
American Heart Association