Obituary: Dwight L. Allen

November 6, 1937 – April 16, 2020

Dwight Allen, 82, of Indianapolis, formerly of Bedford, passed away on April 16, 2020, at Golden Living Center in Indianapolis.

Born November 6, 1937, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ray and Wilma (Wicker) Allen.

He married Carole Kopp on April 15, 1961, and she preceded him in death on April 3, 2018.

Dwight graduated from Shawswick High School. He was in the Army National Guard and retired from Martin Marietta in Indianapolis.

Surviving are his children, Jeff (Pam) Allen and Lisa Clark; grandchildren, Samantha Jo Clark, Todd Allen Clark, Joshua Allen, Ashley (Bryan) Stahl, Catherine (Levi) Caudill, Maria (Daulton) Anderson; four great-grandchildren, Brinlee Caudill, Watson Caudill, Avery Stahl, Laney Anderson; one sister, Geneva Hilleke; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

A private family service will be held on, Monday, April 20, 2020, with Phil Thorne officiating. Burial will be at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.