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John Morgan Allensworth, Sr.

February 28, 1950 - June 14, 2019

John Morgan Allensworth, Sr., 69 of Shadyside, Ohio died Friday, June 14, 2019 in the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born February 28, 1950 in Steubenville, Ohio the son of the late Horace Allensworth and Freda Morgan Allensworth Brandt.

John was a retired coal miner with the former North American Coal Corporation’s Number 4 Mine, a Methodist by faith and a member of the UMWA.

Surviving are his wife, Diane Townsend Allensworth, whom he married on July 5, 1970; his children, John M. “CC” (Amy) Allensworth, Jr. of Shadyside, Ohio and Charlene (Eric) Springer of Belmont, Ohio. Also four grandchildren, Tyler Hoyt, Savannah Springer, Madison Springer and Ayden Allensworth and a great grandson, Kingston Hoyt and his best friend and faithful dog, Chewy.

There will be a Celebration of John’s Life at a time and date to be announced.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association by going to

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio.

Share your thoughts and memories with John’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.

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