He was born on January 17, 1923 in Shermans Dale and was the son of the late Archie ad Mary (Crum) McAllister.
He was married to the late Mary Arlene (Fry) McAllister for 68 years. Surviving are a daughter, Sharlene Rae Cormany and husband Robert of Carlisle and a son, Robert Galen McAllister of Shermans Dale. He has one surviving sibling, Patricia Morrison and husband Harold of Shermans Dale as well as 5 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
After serving overseas in WWII, Mr. McAllister worked as a plasterer along with his brothers. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed spending time outdoors in his native Perry County. He was a lifelong member of Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church where he served in various capacities.
Mr. McAllister was preceded in death by his sisters, Jane, Ruth, and Martha, brothers George and John, daughter-in-law Alberta, and grandson Cory.
Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church , Shermans Dale. His Pastor, Rev. Dennis McCleary, will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service.
Boyer Family Funeral Home is honored to handle the arrangements for the McAllister Family.