Eddie Ray Allison Sr.


Mr. Eddie Ray Allison Sr., 58, of Delmar, Del., passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2020, at his home after a brave, courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Sept. 30, 1961, in Salisbury, Md., a son of Eda Anne Allison and the late Edward C. “Bust” Allison.

Eddie was a man with an amazingly strong work ethic. He worked for over 11 years as the supervisor of housekeeping at Cadista Pharmaceuticals and also worked many years as owner and operator of Eddie’s Cleaning Service. Eddie could fix almost anything and especially loved working on cars. He was a sports fanatic and grew up playing softball and was a faithful Green Bay Packers fan.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his companion of over 12 years, Deborah Bragg, of Delmar; children, Olivia Allison-Marcus (Joshua), of Delaware, Eddie Allison Jr., of Virginia, Jamie Mongeli, of Florida, and Christopher Justis (Brittany), of Virginia; grandchildren, Alanna Dowling, George Smith IV, Bradleigh Smith, Ethan Allison, Isaac Allison, Teagen Justis, LonnieMae Justis, Analeigha Collins, and Baylee Olivia Justis; a brother, Bruce Wayne Allison; and a sister, Roxanne Shea (Danny). He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be planned at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Short Funeral Home of Delmar. To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.shortfh.com