Cover photo for Allen Lee Geist's Obituary
Allen Lee Geist Profile Photo
1945 Allen 2024

Allen Lee Geist

July 9, 1945 — January 12, 2024

Warren

Allen Lee Geist, age 78, of Warren passed away at his home with his family by his side on Friday, January 12, 2024. He was born in Warren on July 9, 1945, to the late Alfred and Erma June Geist.

A lifetime Warren resident, Allen was a WGH high school graduate. He was owner and president of Geist Associates Inc an engineering Design and Drafting business over 35 years. He was well respected for his expertise in his profession. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed archery, hunting, fishing, camping, traveling, and nascar. He was a member and Master Mason of Niles McKinley lodge #794.

 

Allen was a long-time member of Tod Avenue United Methodist Church where he helped serve dinners to the people in need, cooked at the fish fry, and taught Sunday school. As a devoted father and grandfather, he often traveled to see their sporting events. Allen and his late wife Louise were foster parents of 17 children over the years. 

 

He is survived by his wife, Donna Rising Geist; children, Gregory (Diana) Geist, Brian (Angie) Geist, Donna Marie (Jamie) Helmick, Paul (Tamy) Geist, Brian (Amanda) Rising, and Keith Rising; grandchildren, Cody (Emily), Bryan (Kirsten), William, Tara (Tyler), Derek, Emme, Matthew, Maranda (Dylan), Robbie (Carley), Kayle, Kylie, and Kelsey; great grandchildren, Kamerin, Cooper, Deacon, Vivian, Denny, and Daisy Mae; lifelong friends, Ken Dershaw, Jimmy Gardener, Ralph Hoehn, and Ronnie Layfield.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Louise Geist; three grandchildren Jacob, Addison, and Brian Robert; parents, and brother, William Geist.

 

In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made to Hospice of the Valley, or Warren City Missions.

 

Calling hours will be Thursday, January 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Lane Funeral Home, Roberts-Clark Chapel 180 Garfield Dr. NE Warren, OH 44483. Masonic funeral rite led by Niles McKinley Lodge #794 will be held at 11:45 AM with a funeral service to follow at 12:00 PM. Entombment will follow at Crown Hill Burial Park. Online condolences can be made at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Allen Lee Geist, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, January 18, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Homes-Warren Chapel

180 Garfield Dr. NE, Warren, OH 44483

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 18, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Homes-Warren Chapel

180 Garfield Dr. NE, Warren, OH 44483

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1407

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree