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Francis “Rass” Allison


Last updated 8/1/2012 at 4:19pm

Francis “Rass” Allison, 93, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

Born on Sept. 27, 1918, he was raised in Brevard and spent most of his life in North Carolina, in Brevard, and in his later years, spending time in Southport. The last several months of his life, he was under the compassionate care of the staff of Tore’s Home.

He served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, specifically participating in action against the enemy at Okinawa and in the Pacific Theater.

He and his wife, Pauline, operated a cattle farm on the French Broad River as...

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