Max D. Allen

Sept. 30, 1940 – Jan. 4, 2023

Max D. Allen passed away Jan. 4, 2023 at home in Pheonix, AZ.

He was born on Sept. 30, 1940 to Cyril and Irene (Petty) Allen in Illinois.

He attended Crawfordsville High School. He lived in Pheonix, AZ for over 45 years. Max worked at various auto part stores in the Pheonix area. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and could talk to you about them for hours.

Survivors include his daughter, Sue Melvin (Tom); three grandchildren, Amber Ploense (Steve), Erin Melvin, and James Melvin (Bri), five great grandchildren, Emily, Elise, Jonathan and Michael Ploense and Novi Jett.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was chosen with a private family burial to be held at a later date in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. Share memories and condolences at