Logan Steven Allen, age 15 of Edina, MO, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 10, 2013 at University Hospital in Columbia, MO following an accidental gunshot wound. Logan was born February 18, 1998 in Kirksville, MO to Steven Francis and Sonya Renee Stout Allen. Logan is survived by his parents of Edina, MO; his maternal grandparents, Joe Don and Shirley Stout of Newark, MO; his paternal grandmother, Martina Allen of Edina, MO; three brothers Dylan Morgret of the home, Greg Allen of Ottumwa, IA and Gerard of Seymour, IA; one sister, Alesia McDaniels and husband, Marty of Centerville, IA; uncles and aunts, Kyle and Teresa Stout and Mike and Theresa Hamlin all of Edina, several cousins, including Jessie and Mitchell Stout, Travis Hamlin and Amy Garrett and family. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Richard “Dick” Allen in November of 1982. Logan was a freshman at Knox County R-I High School where he was very active in Future Farmers of America, shop and ag classes. He loved sports; he played baseball and basketball. This summer he was playing on the Knox County Traveling Baseball Team. In addition to being a strong team member he would go out and care for the Eagle home field. He was a St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, he and his grandmother Martina were always coaching the Cardinals from home. He enjoyed the outdoors by going hunting, fishing, boating, tubing, bowling and four-wheel riding. He also loved being on the farm and helping Grandpa Stout anytime. Logan and his Dad had worked together and rebuilt a car that was just waiting for his sixteenth birthday; he would go out and just sit in the car listening to his favorite music. He so admired and looked up to his brother, Dylan. Hanging out with his friends and family was especially important. He worked part-time for Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel in Edina. Logan made an impact on everyone’s life. He had a big heart and always a beautiful infectious smile for everyone. He just naturally brightened your day no matter what. Over all he had so much enthusiasm and joy for life. He has been taken so suddenly from us but God had a special destiny for Logan and he will be eternally in our hearts.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO. Reverend Rick Barnes will officiate the services. Music will be provided by Jim & Kyle Clark. Burial will be in Garden of the Cross section of Park View Memorial Gardens at Kirksville, MO. Pallbearers will be Vance Rowland, Mike O’Haver, Nathan Miller, Tristan Longberger, John McCarty and Cody Morgenstern. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 13, 2013 after 2:00 p.m. with family receiving friends after 5:00 p.m. at Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO. Memorials in memory of Logan Steven Allen may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. The memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537. Logan’s baseball team will be playing a home game on Sunday evening at 600 p.m. against Clark County. The team will be playing a man down and Logan will be taking the honorary ninth spot as center fielder.