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Hugh Love Allison, Jr.

October 19, 1941 ~ February 27, 2019 (age 77)


Waynesville, Hugh Love Allison, Jr., 77, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Memorial Mission Hospital.

Hugh was a native and life-long resident of Haywood County.  He was the son of the late Hugh Love Allison, Sr. and the late Edna Jones Allison. Hugh worked for the North Carolina Department of Transportation for 42 years and also served many years as the county supervisor.   He enjoyed walking at Lake Junaluska, reading, tinkering with old vehicles, working outside, watching classic television and western movies, listening to bluegrass music and spending time with his friends and family. 

Hugh is survived by his wife of 55 years, Elaine; his daughter Melissa Allison-Brooks (John); and two grandsons, Ryan and Lawson of Waynesville. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m. prior to services.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA  23060-9979.

The care of Hugh has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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March 3, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville
296 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Funeral Service
March 3, 2019

2:30 PM
Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home
296 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786


American Heart Association (National)
4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen VA 23060-9979
Tel: 888-478-7653

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