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 Allen Sr. and Ida Mae Caulton Allen. His father survives in Lima.
Mr. Allen was formerly employed at the Ford Motor Co. He was a member of Philippian Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors also include three sons, Ron (Claudia) Smith of New York City, Deon Allen of Atlanta, Ga., and Jeremy Cobb Allen of Lima; two daughters, Aretha Smith Colvin of Columbus, and Tylynn Allen of Lima; four sisters, Marguarite Taylor and Barbara J. (Jimmy) Russell of Lima, Diane Key of Atlanta, Ga., and Vida Powell of Columbus; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
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 Jones-Clark Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. B. LaMont Monford will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will be present from, 6 to 8 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to JonesClarkFH@aol.com.