Kenneth L. Allison Sr.

Published 3:56 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Kenneth L. Allison Sr., 76 of Mocksville passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023 surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with leukemia.

Ken, as he was so lovingly known as, was born on Feb. 7, 1947,in Tryon, NC to the late Kermit and Miriam Allison.  In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Allison ,and a brother-in-law, GH Goforth.

He was a proud retiree from the US Army after two tours in Vietnam and 20 years of service.  His favorite pastimes were riding the mountain trails with his horse and buggy, fishing with family and friends, camping, and meeting new people.

Ken is survived by: his wife of 33 years, Jane Taylor Allison; children, Kenneth Allison Jr. (Kaye), and Angie Priddy; stepchildren, Robin McDaniel (Beverly), Rhonda Brock (Neil), and Rodney McDaniel; 2 sisters, Gail Davis (Richard), and Lucy Goforth; a sister-in-law, Margaret Allison; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at Davie Funeral Service on Sunday, Dec. 17. A private interment will be on Dec. 18 at the National Veterans Cemetery in Salisbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the family.