David C. Allison, 79, formerly of 116 Hazeltine Ave., and the former Manor Oak Skilled Nursing Facility, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Heritage Village Rehab & Skilled Nursing.
A lifelong area resident, he was born Dec. 5, 1932, in Renovo, Pa., a son of the late Merrill C. and Huldah Isaacson Allison.
In his earlier years, Dave enjoyed riding his bicycle to band concerts and many baseball games. He attended Grace Chapel.
Following the death of his father in 1967 and when his mother's care was no longer possible, he moved to Manor Oak, where he was cared for over 30 years. Dave moved to Heri-tage Village in 2004.
He is survived by a brother-in-law, James Bottomley of Sodus, N.Y.; six nieces and nephews: Mark Bottomley of Sodus, Debbie Brockman of Cincinnati, Ohio, Bruce Allison of Terre Haute, Ind., Diane Allison-Church of Lakewood, N.Y., Stephen Ware-ham of Cannon Falls, Minn., and Mary Olson of Denver, Colo.; and an aunt, Ruth Ostrander of Panama, N.Y.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Mer-rill A. and Donald C. Allison; and two sisters, Miriam Wareham and Helen Bot-tomley.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Gerald A. Haglund will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to Grace Chapel, c/o 131 Wilson Place, Jamestown, NY 14701; or to Camp Li-Lo-Li, 8811 Sunfish Run Road, Randolph, NY 14772.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Dave at www.lindfuneralhome.com.