Allen Dewayne Eubanks

September 6, 1970 ~ January 8, 2024 (age 53) 53 Years Old

Allen Eubanks Obituary

Allen Dewayne Eubanks, 53, of Christopher walked into the arms of his Savior Monday afternoon, January 8, 2024 at his home after several years battling ALS.

Mr. Eubanks was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on September 6, 1970 the son of Dennis “Fireball” & Linda (Neeley) Eubanks.

Allen married Julie (Reece) on March 13, 1994.

Allen worked at Continental Tire for 15 years before his ALS diagnosis. He and Julie attended Whittington Church, where he enjoyed VBS. The church was an important part of his life.

Allen loved traveling and exploring God’s country. He and Julie visited 42 states during their almost 30 years of marriage.

Mr. Eubanks is survived by his:

Wife: Julie Eubanks of Christopher

2 Siblings:

Aaron Eubanks and wife Staphanie of Buckner and their children Wyatt, Michaela & Maddi

Dianna Helfrich & husband Bryon of Buckner and their children Caleb & Kelsey

Brothers-in-law & Sisters-in-law:

John Reece & wife Gisele of Mulkeytown and their child Amber

Jeff Reece & Tim of Cape Girardeau

Michael Reece of Christopher

Allen was preceded in death by his Mother, both sets of Grandparents, Nephew-Andrew Reece and Nieces-Candy & Marie Eubanks.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 13th at the Whittington Church with Rev. Mark Minor & Rev. Greg Shelton officiating. Burial will be in the Harrison Cemetery in Buckner. Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Whittington Church or to the ALS Association St. Louis Chapter 1950 Craig Road, Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63146

The family would like to thank Emmy & Kari Breeze Hospice and they would also like to express a special thank you to Marcia Buck.

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January 13, 2024

10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Whittington Church
200 West Main Street
Whittington, IL 62897

Funeral Service
January 13, 2024

1:00 PM
Whittington Church
200 West Main Street
Whittington, IL 62897

Final Resting Place

Harrison Cemetery
Washington Street
Buckner, IL 62819


Whittington Church
200 West Main Street, Whittington IL 62897
Tel: 1-618-629-2423

ALS Association St. Louis Chapter
1950 Craig Road, Suite 200, St. Louis MO 63146
Tel: 1-314-876-7008


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