Allen Eads, 62

Allen L. Eads, 62, Wabash, died at 8:50 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2019, at Parkview Wabash, Wabash.

He was born on April 13, 1956, in Wabash.

Allen married Cynthia Mimlitz in 1978. Together they had one daughter, Tara Eads and one son, Mitch Eads. He later married Renee Copeland in 1994. They had three daughters.

Allen had a true love for the outdoors. For those who knew him they knew the passion he had for hunting, fishing, and most of all trail riding on horseback with friends. He also loved driving big trucks. From 1996 to 2001 he drove truck for Freeway Trucking. He then moved on to driving for Eads & Son Bulldozing Inc., Lagro, and was there for the last 18 years. During the last two years, Allen also worked for Quinn & Sons in Urbana driving dump truck.

Surviving are his mother, Arlene (Cormany) Keirn; a son, Mitch (Laura Hand) Eads, North Manchester; four daughters, Tara Eads, Fort Wayne, Laci (Gregory) Welch, Colorado Springs, Colo., Krystal Eads, Wabash, and Christina Shrock, Wabash; a brother, Steven A. Eads, North Manchester; three sisters, Andrea Eads, North Manchester, Sylvia Eads, Warsaw and Laura (Mike) Leisure, North Manchester; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Porter L. Eads; and one grandchild, Azlynn Morris, who passed away in December 2018.

Visitation is Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, from 2-5 & 6-9 p.m. and one hour prior to the start of the service on Wednesday at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at McKee Mortuary. Doug Pennington and Jon Hiple will officiate.

A love offering may be made to McKee Mortuary to assist with final expenses. 

Posted on 2019 Jan 22