24614 AllenALLEN, James IV….

Quietly at his residence on Sunday, December 7, 2014, Jim Allen IV, of London, in his 73rd year. Beloved husband and best friend of Marsha (Box) Allen for 49 ½ years. Loving father of LuAnne Hughes (Jeff) and Jamie Allen V (Jen) of London. Cherished grandpa “Poot” of Kirstyn, Hannah, Maggie, James VI and Hank. Dear brother of Bob Allen (Cindy), Pat Allen, Shelley Marinigh (Ed) and brother-in-law of Libby Kay (Mal) and Chuck Box (Janis). Missed by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Jim was a longtime Teacher and Basketball Coach with Thames Valley Board of Education. He was involved with London Sports Council and KidSport London Chapter. He was the director of OELC Orillia for many years and recently became a Senator at Highland Country Club. Jim was a mentor and inspiration to all his students and teams. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 6 – 9 pm, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. As an expression of sympathy, cheques may be made to KidSport London, 316 Rectory Street, London, ON N5Y 5P8. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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