Percy John “Baldy” Allison Jr., passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Bath VA Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 23, 1925 to parents Percy J. and Mildred Johnson Allison Weichanthal in Penn Yan.
Calling hours for Baldy will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel at 201 E. Elm St. in Penn Yan. His funeral service will be held at the Funeral Chapel at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Penn Yan.
Baldy attended Penn Yan schools and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He was a meat cutter and manager at Loblaws and P&C Foods for many years. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, Penn Yan Moose Lodge, and Lakeside Country Club.
Baldy is survived by his children: Patricia Chambers of Boise, Idaho, Jacqueline Mills (Richard) of Penn Yan, Richard Allison (Nancy) of Gorham, Jeffrey Allison (Kathy) of Penn Yan, Paula Allison (Neil Keutzer) of Houston Texas, William Allison (Jennifer) of Penn Yan, Steven Allison (April) of Summerville, S.C., Kim Lafler of Waterloo, and Mary Jo White (Don) of Wilmington, N.C. He is also survived by 24 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; companion Shirley Stokoe; and brother, Phillip Allison of Penn Yan. He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Vivien; daughter, Jill Romero; and grandson, Nicholas Romero. He was also predeceased by three sisters, Betty Valerio, Barbara Scutt, and Phyllis Thompson.
Friends and family may share memories of Baldy at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com. Memorial contributions may be made in Baldy’s memory to the Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527.