EDDIE "BUG" ALLEN Jr. 59, died at 6:25 p.m. July 26, 2006, at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born May 3, 1947, in Columbus, Ga., to Eddie Sr. and Ida Mae Caulton Allen. His father survives in Lima and his mother preceded him in death.
Mr. Allen was formerly employed at Ford Motor Co. He was a member of Philippian Missionary Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Army.
Survivors include three sons, Ron (Claudia) Smith of New York, Deon Allen of Atlanta and Jeremy Cobb Allen of Lima; two daughters, Aretha Smith Colvin of Columbus and Tylynn Allen of Lima; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; four sisters, Marguarite Taylor and Barbara J. (Jimmy) Russell both of Lima, Diane Key of Atlanta, and Vida Powell of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert "Pee Wee" Allen Sr.; and a sister, Janice Allen.
Services will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Philippian Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. B. Lamont Monford will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Jones-Clark Funeral Home, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to JonesClarkFH@aol.com.