Allen Yocks

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Allen C. Yocks, 65, of Freeburg, IL, born June 17, 1958, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, December 22, 2023, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Allen retired from the City of Belleville. He loved people and made everyone he met part of his family. He was a firefighter for the East Side Volunteer Fire Department and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles E. Yocks; and his grandparents, Charles R. and Pearl Yocks, and Robert and Anna Malacarne.

Allen is survived by his children, Kayley and Kyle Yocks;
his mother, Ann Yocks, nee Malacarne;
two siblings, Sharon (George) Smith
and Bob (Cindy) Yocks;
two nieces and a nephew, Nicole (Aaron) Keeney, Courtney (Josh) Jung,
and Austin Yocks;
several great-nieces and great-nephews;
and many friends, including his best friend, Scott Bujnak;

Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Stanley Konieczny officiating.

According to Allen’s wishes cremation was held.



8 Comments on Allen Yocks

Stephen Smith said : Guest Report Dec 30, 2023 at 4:01 PM

Sorry for your loss.

  • Belleville
  • Il
Douglas & Mary Yocks said : Guest Report Dec 30, 2023 at 9:08 AM


  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Bob Simpson said : Guest Report Dec 29, 2023 at 8:08 AM

Kyle Kayley and Ann - so sorry to hear of Al passing enjoyed him coaching my grandsons in baseball (Dylan/Zac) remember the good times God bless and take care

  • Ofallon
  • Illinois
Kevin Pickard said : Guest Report Dec 25, 2023 at 11:28 AM

Sad news, condolences to all family and friends. Lots of good memories with Alan.

  • Belleville
  • Il
DEBI & JOE BOEVING said : Guest Report Dec 24, 2023 at 2:07 PM

So very sorry to hear of Allen"s passing. Knew Allen when he was just a little boy. He was a great kid. I know he will be missed by his family. Sending our sympathy to Ann, Bobby and Sharon and the rest of his extended family.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Jeanette Yocks miles said : Guest Report Dec 24, 2023 at 12:35 PM

Please accept my deepest sympathy. Always wanted to get to know Allen and his family better. His dad was a fun person and I'll bet Allen was also. Rest in peace

  • Swansea
  • IL
Gail Stumps Fowler said : Guest Report Dec 24, 2023 at 12:16 PM

Ann & family,We are so sorry for your loss of Allen. He is,at peace now & free from suffering. May your precious memories of him give you comfort in the days to come Gail & Larry Fowler

  • Belleville
  • Il
Charlie Oliver said : Guest Report Dec 24, 2023 at 9:57 AM

Goodbye my friend. Sorry to hear of Al’s passing.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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