Gilbert R. "Bud" Allen, 66, of Plainfield, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at his residence.
Born on June 30, 1941 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Gilbert and Marjorie Howell Allen.
He was machinist at Schwitzers for 17 years, then owned Allen's Drywall and Painting Company until 1998 when he retired. He was a member of the Hamilton County Masonic Lodge No. 533 in Fishers.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Caudill Allen; children, Tony and wife Vicki Allen and Ann and husband Michael Rumple; step-children, Sherry Byram, Judy Kilborne, Linda Carter, and Michael Stacy; 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren; a sister, Elizabeth Lee; brothers, Robert, William, and Jerry Allen and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Hall-Baker Funeral Home, 339 East Main St. Plainfield, on Friday.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial to follow in Maple Hill Cemetery in Plainfield.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bakerfuneralservice.com.