Dewey Paul "Red" Allen, 77, of Connersville, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Fayette Regional Health System, where he had been a patient for the past four days.
He was born Feb. 21, 1937 in Ohio, the son of George and Jean Lamb Allen. He was a graduate of New Salem High School in Rush County.
For more than 30 years, he was employed and ultimately retired from Visteon.
For more than 26 years, he was married to Delores Joy Powell; Mrs. Allen survives.
Along with his wife, they attended Bible Believer’s Baptist Church in Liberty. He immensely enjoyed cooking for his many friends and family. He was also an avid NASCAR fan, especially Dale Earnhardt.
Besides his wife, he is survived by four children, Mary Tillison of Connersville, Dewey Allen, Jr. and Gary Allen, both of Rushville, and Paulette Allen of Greensburg; and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral with Rev. Gerald Holmes officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday. They may also visit anytime online at millermosterrobbins.com.