Ed Allenbaugh, age 83, of Alliance, passed away on March 11, 2021 after a battle with Dementia.
He was born on August 24, 1937, in Beloit, to Charles and Ida (Bachofen) Allenbaugh.
Ed graduated from Alliance High School in 1955. He began his career as a draftsman for East Ohio Machinery Co. In 1961 he changed professions and worked for his father-in-law, Don Phillips, at East Ohio Limestone Co. In 1990 he established East Ohio Stone Co. in Alliance and in 1992 he purchased Alliance Builders Supply and formed Goat Hill Trucking.
Ed was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the Conrad Lodge, Tadmor Shrine and the Alliance Shrine Club. He also served on the Stark County Fair Board. Ed was a longtime member of the Alliance Country Club and the Elks #467.
Ed was an avid golfer and had three holes-in-one. For several years, he was a privileged patron of The Masters. Ed truly enjoyed the hallowed grounds of Augusta National. Ed was also a pilot, woodturner, enjoyed traveling and wintered in Florida for many years. Above all, Ed cherished spending time with family and friends.
Those left to cherish his memory are the love of his life, his wife, Carol Phillips, whom he married on June 17, 1961; daughter, Diane (Gary) Dimit; son, Curtis (Chris) Allenbaugh; grandchildren, Tony (Heather) Florea, Amber (Cody) Neiser, Dominic (Amanda Matz) Florea, Nate Allenbaugh and Maria Allenbaugh; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Cindy Miller and Molly Allenbaugh; sisters-in-law, Sue Allenbaugh and Norma (Lee) Mayer; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Jacob Allenbaugh, Rodney “Hank” Allenbaugh and Judy Smith.
A private family service will be held.
The family would like to thank the staff of Stone Creek Assisted Living and Memory Care and Traditions Health Hospice for their care.
Memorial contributions in his name can be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 1645 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601.