About Us

Our History

Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc. Is sincere about helping families in their time of need. The company was founded over 80 years ago on the principle that our service is a sacred trust. We take these words to heart by maintaining a peerless standard of ethics. Still today, the legacy continues. We are a family that has been serving families for three generations. We partner with you to ensure that each and every detail of your experience is managed with the utmost care, compassion, and courtesy.


Roosevelt D. Allen, Jr.

Second generation Funeral Director
Licensed funeral director and embalmer at Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc. for over 40 years.
Graduate of Roosevelt High School Class of 1965
Mortuary Science Degree from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 1969.
B. S. Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University
Post Graduate work at DePaul University Graduate School of Business.
Served three years as Chairman of the Indiana State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service.
Elected official in Northwest Indiana for 26 years
President of the Lake County Board of Commissioners.
Life Member of the N.A.A.C.P.
Board Member of Edgewater Systems For Balanced Living
Board Member of The Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission
Board Member of The Regional Bus Authority
Board Member of The Northwest Indiana Citizens Action Coalition
Board Member of The Lake County Redevelopment Commission
Board Member of The Lake County Drainage
Board Member of The Lake County Public Defenders
Member of St. Timothy Community Church
Member of Lakeside Lodge No. 47 of the M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge F. & A.M. of the State of Indiana
Sweetheart Phyllis Wheatley Federated Colored Women's Club
Member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Member of IFDA (Indiana Funeral Directors Association)
Member of NFDA (National Funeral Directors Association)