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Rock L. Allen

Rock L. Allen, 59 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 12:49 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on May 11, 1958 in Taylorville, IL the Son of Eugene F. and Dorothy M. (Tyler) Allen. He married Debra L. Pugsley on November 15, 1982 in Taylorville IL. He drove the van for the Christian County Senior Citizens Center in Taylorville, IL. Rock was a 32nd degree Master Mason, member of Mound Lodge #122 AF & AM, Pana Eagles Club and the First Church of the Nazarene in Taylorville. He graduated from Taylorville High school in the Class of 1976 and he played in several rock bands as the lead singer. He enjoyed Fishing, the outdoors and he was a people person. 

Surviving are his Wife: Debbie Allen of Taylorville, IL; Daughter: Shaunna (Tre) Nash of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Austin Pistorius, Dyzaac, Elijah, Noah, and Camille Nash; Brothers: Harry (Joann) Allen of Taylorville, IL Robby Allen of Taylorville, IL; Sisters: Jayandra Rennick of Missouri, Jeannie (Rick) Rhodes of Decatur, IL; his cat: Bobby and Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents and his Sister Marilyn Galloway.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family C/O: Sutton Memorial Home 327 N. Clay St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on April 6, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this most difficult time. With Love, Jesse, Brenda and Family

Expression of Sympathy Apr 6 2018 12:00 AM

Deb and family - so sorry for your loss! Tom and I have a lot of memories with Rock and you. Great guy!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Tom and Donna Huston Apr 4 2018 12:00 AM

Thinking of you Debbie at this difficult time. Prayers of comfort and peace for you and your family.

Pam Weckerly Walters Apr 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rock Allen

Babette Taylor Mar 31 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss! I grew up with Rocky and he was a great guy! Prayers to his family

Veronica Tex Mar 30 2018 12:00 AM

Though I do not know your loved one, I am touched by your loss. So I extend my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your beloved, Rock. Please knowthat Jehovah God and his son Jesus Christ is aware of your pain and they care for you. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) . I hope that you are able to find some comfort in God's promise of paradise where there will be no more pain and sorrow (Revelation 21:4,5) and the many wonderful memories of your loved one becoming a reality in the future resurrection in paradise. (Acts 24:15). Please accept my sincere condolences.

Frederick Green Mar 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rock Allen

David Norris Mar 29 2018 12:00 AM

Thinking of you Debbie as you remember your husband. Prayers for you and your family.

Rita (Cox) Altman Mar 29 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rock Allen

Brian & Michelle Lebon and Family Mar 29 2018 12:00 AM

I am shocked and saddened to hear this. Rocky wasn't just a great singer, but a showman, and one of the best. My condolences and prayers to you Deb.

Kent Rigdon Mar 29 2018 12:00 AM

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