Luster Allen, 92, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Services will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Bob Karsner and Bill Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
Mr. Allen was born in Owsley County on October 13, 1928, to the late Sam Allen and Julia Carmack Allen. He worked as a tobacco farmer and a logger. He was a longtime member and Deacon at Swallowfield Baptist Church. A friendly man, Mr. Allen was a dedicated man of great faith and fine character who never met a stranger. He loved his family, children, grandchildren, and friends. He loved outdoors, especially fishing, hunting, and observing wildlife.
He is survived by his daughters, Gail Daniels (Odell) and Becky Smith (George); siblings, Roscoe Allen (Alma), Addie Whitlock, Betty May (Johnnie), and Willa Dean; grandchildren, Michele Price (Patrick) and Misty Daniel Honeycutt (Michael); 11 greatgrandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren; as well as a special friend, Dorothy Cooper.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Cliffie Couch Allen and siblings, Ida Allen, Dosh Allen, Gladys Murry, Ambrose Allen, Maudie Switzer, Martha McIntosh, and Ella Faye Sandlin.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bobby Ripy, Bill Allen, Jimmy Allen, Damion Carpenter, Chris McDonald, and Jeff McDonald. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.