Gregg Elza Allen


Gregg Elza Allen, 61, of Indianapolis, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

He worked most of his life at Allen Excavating as a heavy equipment operator. Gregg was a master at his trade and took great pride in his work.

He loved spending time with family and friends and being outdoors. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed sharing his catch with others.

Gregg is survived by his wife, Necia (Brown-Brizendine) Allen; son, Nicholas M. Allen; mother, Opal (Allen) Schaefer; sister, Sherrie (Harold) Griggs; nephew, Allen (Michelle) Bilyeu; his children, Brittany, Aaron, Dustin and Tiffany; stepbrother, Rick (Karen) Schaefer, stepsister, Susan (Ken) Neville; stepsons, Chad and Justin Brizendine; and brother-in-law, Greg (Su Yong) Brown.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gordon Elza Allen; stepfather, John F. Schaefer; and son, Cory Elza Allen.

Services will be held at Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Care, 7520 Madison Ave., Indianapolis, with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, and a funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Glenns Valley, Greenwood.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Home Health, 9894 E. 121st St., Fishers, IN 46037.