Allen L. Porter 69, of Athens, IL died at Sunny Acres Nursing Home, Petersburg at 4:26 pm, Sunday, July 10, 2011. Allen was born on July 13, 1941 in Vienna, IL the son of Robert L. and Alice L. Ridenhower Porter. He married Judith A. Clark on January 12, 1992. Survivors include his wife, Judy A. Porter of Athens, son, Michael (companion Stacy Brown) Sipp of Athens, three sisters, Joyce (Edward) Lloyd of Springfield, Rosemary (Forrest) Sawlaw of Monticello, Edna (Donald) Lee of Farmersville, brother, Bob Brassell of Chatham, several nieces, nephews and cousins and his two dogs Bandit and Zoey. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Mary McCall, and an infant daughter.
Mr. Porter was an over the road truck driver for BTI in Des Moines, IA, a member of the NRA, and was an avid reader. He served our country in the United States Navy.
Memorial Gathering: 2-4 pm, Saturday July 16, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Animal Protective League, or Ronald McDonald House.