Allen E. Calhoun, 88, of Lepley Road, Everett, PA; passed away at 12:15 PM on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona, PA. He was born on January 1, 1932 in Menchtown; a son of the late Simon and Maude (Clark) Calhoun. Allen was united in marriage to Joanne (Truax) in 1956, having shared sixty-four years together.
Along with his wife he is survived by children Gregory Calhoun married to Melinda; Jeffrey Calhoun, and Lisa Whisel married to Robert; four grandchildren Jessica (Calhoun) Vollbrecht, Adam Whisel, Landon Calhoun and Tyler Calhoun; five great grandchildren Carson, Kylee Vollbrecht, Nolan, Gavin and Georgiana Whisel and Amya Calhoun; siblings Willard Calhoun, Dean Calhoun, Arlene Strait, Vera Ramsey and Leo Calhoun.
Along with his parents, Allen was preceded in death by a son Kevin Calhoun and siblings Robert Calhoun, Marvin Calhoun, Clyde Calhoun, Pauline Pee and Louise Imler.
Allen was a graduate of Everett High School Class of 1951. Upon graduation, he worked for a surveying company in Virginia. He was drafted into the United States Army from 1952 to 1954, serving during the Korean Conflict.
Allen was a school bus contractor for the Everett Area School District for forty-seven years, also working at Bedford County Oil for forty years and driving for Bollman’s Charter Service for many years.
Allen enjoyed his coffee clubs very much at Bedford County Oil as well as the McDonald’s gang. He will sadly be missed by all.
Friends and family may call at the Everett Assembly of God Church, 161 Blackstone Road, Everett, PA. on Friday, August 14, 2020 from 12:00 Noon until the hour of service at 2:00 P.M. We ask that you please follow CDC rules and regulations.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the Everett Assembly of God with Pastor John Wiley officiating.
Burial will be held at the Mt. Union Cemetery, Everett, PA with Pastor William Kisner officiating followed by full military honors conducted by the Everett Area Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions can be made to the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 2907 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602 or to Family Hospice, 227 Hospital Dr. Suite 2, Everett, PA 15537.
Arrangements made by Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Rd, Everett. PA 15537.
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