Owen “Bud” Allen, 64 of Laurel passed from this life and entered Glory Wednesday morning, January 9, 2019, surrounded by family and friends at his home. He fought a long hard battle with prostate cancer that spread throughout his body.
Bud graduated from Laurel High School in 1972 where he participated in track and played basketball. He was employed at D & M/Whites Consolidated until its closing. Since 1990 he worked at STI/Hitachi in Greensburg until his health no longer permitted him to work.
In 1975, Bud married his high school sweetheart, the former Kathy Combs. Mrs. Allen survives. They shared 43 years of happiness, and over time Bud and Kathy truly became one.
Bud was born in Rushville on February 16, 1954, to Owen and May Irene Forbes Allen. He is survived by three sisters, Donna (George) Blevins of Brookville, Barb Cummins of Liberty, and Cindy (Ray) Hatfield of Rushville; two brothers, David George Allen and Mike (Teresa) Allen, all of Connersville. Bud is also survived by Kathy’s family, Clarence (Teresa) Combs of Connersville, Gary (Debbie) Combs of Andersonville, Mark (Sharon) Combs of Laurel and Monda Combs of Laurel.
Family and friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2019, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Reverend Chuck Gerrian will officiate. Burial will follow in Laurel North Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.