News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Obituaries

November 2, 2013

Roy L. Allaway

Roy L. Allaway, of Terre Haute and of Jasonville, went home to walk the streets of gold and to really worship his Lord and Savior on Oct. 31, 2013.

Born Aug. 28, 1933, in Greene County, he was the seventh child of Clyde and Radie Allaway, and stepson of Ben H. Edmonson — all deceased. He married Evelyn “Sis” Allaway on June 11, 1960, who went to her new life in Christ on June 4, 2008.

Roy was a retired trainer and safety supervisor for Peabody Coal, and had worked for Public Service Indiana as a sales representative in Terre Haute and Clinton. He was a past Jasonville volunteer fire fighter, past justice of the peace, editor of Bloomfield Evening World, owner of Jasonville Shoppers Guide, worked for Indiana State Highway as a tester and held other sales jobs and construction work.

He was a Marine sergeant and held a master’s degree from Indiana State University.

He attended First Church of Nazarene, where he taught Kumjoynus Class. He also taught at Briley Chapel and Calvary Temple. He was president of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in Terre Haute for some five years. He was a member of the Jasonville American Legion Post 172, a hospice volunteer, an occasional speaker at churches and centers and a Women’s Aglow advisor. He also enjoyed visiting friends and Christians in homes and hospitals. He enjoyed helping people to “cope” with life’s problems, and he was active in the “Little David” ministry, helping homeless boys to find success in life; involved in prison ministry; a past member of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce; a past member of the Elks, Eagles, and Lions clubs; and also a Boy Scout advisor early in his life.

He was also active in the American Heart Association and was involved with the American Cancer Society. He was also a certified emergency medical technician.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia LeClercq and husband Earl, and Shirley Padgett and husband Phil; a brother-in-law, Jim Martin and wife Lynn from Texas; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins; and a friend, Carolyn.

Two highlights of his life were a trip to Israel and El Shaddai Emmaus Walk, both bringing a closer walk with his Lord.

He was preceded in death by his wife, two stepsons, one stepdaughter, four sisters, two brothers and his parents. He leaves you with this thought: “To know what is right and not do it is as bad as doing wrong.”

A special thanks to Providence Health Care Center and Dr. Karki.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to McMillan Adult Day Care.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, in Thomas Funeral Home, 2200 N. 13th St., with the Rev. Mark Fleschner officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery in Farmersburg. Online condolences may be left at:

www.thomasfuneralhome.net

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • flag.jpg James Eugene Dean

    James Eugene Dean, 75, of Terre Haute, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014, at his home.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norris, raymond .jpg Raymond L. Norris

    Raymond Lester Norris, 78, Naples, Fla., passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at AVOW Hospice, in Naples, after living at home many years with Alz-heimer’s and Parkinson’s

    July 30, 2014 2 Photos

  • Shade,Carrie.jpg Carrie Lucy Shade

    Carrie Lucy Shade, 86, died July 26, 2014, in Indianapolis.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shahadey, Ferris.jpg Farris Joe Shahadey

    Farris Joe Shahadey, 60, of Terre Haute, passed away July 29, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, from complications associated with a brown recluse spider bite.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Froderman,Douglas.jpg Douglas Wayne Froderman

    Douglas Wayne Froderman, 46, went to be with his father, Wayne, in Heaven on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ringo,John.jpg John L. Ringo

    John L. Ringo, 93, of Brazil, passed away July 30, 2014, at Exceptional Living Center with his family by his side.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bates, marian krajewska jp.jpg Marian Krajewska Bates

    Marian Krajewska Bates, 81, of Bloomington, died Friday, July 25, 2014, in I.U. Health, Methodist Hospital.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • England, dan .jpg Daniel G. England Sr.

    Daniel G. England Sr., 63, of Terre Haute, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, at IU Methodist Hospital, in Indianapolis.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hilton, scott .jpg Scott L. Hilton

    Scott L. Hilton, 54, of Terre Haute, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, in Union Hospital, surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hogue, Alyssa.jpg Alyssa Mechelle Hogue

    Alyssa Mechelle Hogue, 19, of Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly on July 26, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo 1 Story

Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
Front page
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Raw: Plane Lands on New York Highway Raw: 16 Killed in Gaza Market Strike Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3 People Killed, Deputies Wounded in NC Shootout Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Guinea Rap Concert Stampede Kills 33+ Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma Fox Dons 'Bondage Strap' Skirt at Comic-Con
NDN Video
Heartwarming 'Batkid Begins' Documentary is Tear-Jerker Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2" Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Orlando Bloom 'Takes a Swing' at Justin Bieber In Ibiza Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity
Real Estate News