Joseph Louis "Joe" Allen, 72, passed away at home on Thursday, March 2, 2017, after a long illness.
Joe was known for his pool-playing abilities and considered the best in Boone County.
Joe was a veteran in the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Haleakala off the coast of Vietnam.
He was preceded in death by parents Sara and Joseph E. Allen.
Survivors are companion and friend, Sheryl Kirk; sisters, Karen Allen Hoffmeyer, Patty Allen Howard (Jerry) and Sydney Allen Armstrong (Stan); nieces and nephews, Tamara Johnson Spudich (Nick), Bradley Johnson (Jacqueline), Brian Hoffmeyer and Wendy Hoffmeyer Lyons (Michael); and 13 great-nieces and great-nephews.
No funeral services are planned; a public Celebration of Life event is planned at the Whitestown American Legion at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 11.
Donations may be made in Joe's name to the American Heart Association.
Published on  March 6, 2017