ALLEN, Russell "Buddy" King, Jr., age 96, died on January 10, 2021. He was preceded in death by two longtime wives, Jean Q. Allen and Roselind B. Allen; and sons, Russell "Rusty" King Allen III and Lee Alfred Allen. Buddy was a World War II Army veteran, a Bronze Star Recipient and a German POW. He retired from C&P Telephone Company in 1978. Buddy Captained his own Charter Boat; The Buddy-Lee out of Deltaville, Va., for 38 years. He was a member of Westhampton United Methodist Church. Buddy is survived by his son, Russell Wesley B. Allen (Sheila); grandchildren, Brian Lee Allen and Tara Allen-Mayo; and a large extended family of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021, at Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., Richmond, Va. 23229, where a funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2021. Interment will follow in Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Ave., Richmond, Va. 23238.
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Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Jan. 17, 2021.