Glenn H. Allen, 94, of Newburgh, Ind., a farmer and true steward of the land, passed away, Sunday, September 18, 2016, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was born September 27, 1921, to George Neal and Maude Bessie (Tillman) Allen, in a log cabin in Warrick County at his home place farm where he resided for some 92 years as a farmer.
He graduated from Newburgh High School in 1939. Glenn was a United States Army World War II Veteran of the 25th Infantry Division, Tropical Thunder, serving in the Philippines and part of the Occupational Force in occupied Japan. Glenn was a longtime member of the Epworth United Methodist Church and the American Legion Kapperman Post #44 member for 71 years.
He was inducted into the Warrick County Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2005 and was a 2016 Torchbearer for the Bicentennial Celebration in Warrick County.
He married his loving wife of 67 years, Dolores L. (Gardner) Allen on November 21, 1946, and she preceded him in death on March 1, 2013.
Glenn was also preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Tillman, Gertrude, Mary Louise, and Wilbur.
He is survived by his, son, Ray Allen (Jann); daughter, Mary Lou Heisler (David); grandson, Neal Allen (Jenny); granddaughter, Jessica Arlinghaus (Nick); great-grandchildren, Ben, Caleb, Leah, Taylor; and sister-in-law, Jewell Gardner.
A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Friday, September 23, 2016, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 4455 Epworth Rd., Newburgh, Ind. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with full Military Rites conducted by the American Legion Kapperman Post #44.
Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St., Newburgh, Ind., (812) 853-8314. Also, 9 a.m. to service time Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Friends of Warrick 4H Fund to benefit students participating in the 4H programs in Warrick County. Sympathy wishes to the family may be shared at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com.