Loy Allison, 85, of Hayesville, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 at his residence.
He was born in Towns County, Ga., to the late William Alonzo Allison and Nole Solesbee Allison, but lived his life in Clay County. Loy was retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and was also a crops and cattle farmer. He enjoyed coon hunting and fishing. Loy was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Birdell Allison and three infant daughters.
He is survived by two sons, James Allison, of Hayesville, and Harold Allison, of Young Harris, Ga.; one daughter, Debra Hunnicutt and husband, Ricky, of Tignall, Ga.; one sister, Orene Allison; and four grandchildren, Shelly Ramirez and husband, David, Stephanie Biddle, Travis Hunnicutt and wife, Lauren, and Lindsey Allison Walroup; 12 great-grandchildren, Kai, Lilly and Cole Ramirez, Keaton Dodd and wife, Tiffany, Kaden and Raelyn Biddle and Thomas, Evan, Brooke, Noah, Ella and Adalynn Hunnicutt; and one great-great-grandson, Easton Dodd.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel, of Hayesville. Rev. Travis Hunnicutt officiated. Music was provided by Judy Rogers and group. Burial was in the Moss Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Donald Cheeks, Lloyd Babe Lands, Donald Lingerfelt, Steve Allison, David McClure and Robert Duvall.
The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Thursday, May 2 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home www.townson-rose.com was in charge of arrangements.