Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

October 5, 2012

Allen Gaines Jr.


— Allen Gaines Jr. of Plainfield died Thursday. He was 83.

Born Aug. 23, 1929, in Aurora, Ill., he was a son of the late Allen Sr. and Ollie (Jeffries) Gaines.

Mr. Gaines was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He owned and operated Al’s Paint and Body Shop in Plainfield from 1984 until he retired in 2009.

Survivors include sons Larry A. (Pam), Dennis W. (Sharon), and Eddie B. (Sherry) Gaines; a brother, Carl Gaines; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services are 1:30 p.m. Monday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield.

Calling at the funeral home is for two hours prior to the service.