Mr. Bennie Lee Allsopp, Sr. 79, of Fort Mill, SC, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at CMC-Pineville.
Born in Royalton Township, Illinois, Mr. Allsopp was a son of the late Kenneth Brown Allsopp and June Lucille Masters Allsopp. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Allsopp was raised in Illinois before making Fort Mill his home in 1993. He was a coal miner.
Surviving are four sons, Bennie Lee Allsopp, Jr. (Carla) of Whittington, IL, Lloyd Randy Allsopp, of Rock Hill, SC, Kevin Joe Allsopp (Christine) of McConnells, SC and Mickey Allen Allsopp, of Rock Hill, SC; seven grandchildren, Adam, Clint, Jessica, Matt, Dylan, Melissa and Regan; and seven great-grandchildren, Pressley, Holden, Makenzie, Keira, Eli, Micah and Conner and his half-brother, Charles Brandon and wife Rosalind, of Royalton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Mihelic Allsopp (Oct. 21, 2014) and by two half brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Whittington Baptist Church, in Whittington, IL with the Rev. Mark Minor officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery in Whittington. Visitation will be from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at the church.
Memorials may be made to the United Mine Workers of America. Their mailing address is UMWA Miner’s Aid Fund, C/O Bob Scaramozzino, 18354 Quantico Gateway Drive, Suite 200, Triangle, VA 22172.
For more information or to sign the online guest register please visit www.mortonjohnstonfuneralhome.com