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Lester B. “Buddy” Allen Jr

July 9, 1925 November 6, 2018
Lester B. “Buddy”  Allen Jr
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Obituary for Lester B. “Buddy” Allen Jr

Lester B. “Buddy” Allen Jr, 93, of Gary, WV, Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division. Born July 9, 1925, in Gary WV, he was the son of the late Lester B. Allen Sr and Blanche D. Roark Allen.
He was a resident of Gary all of his life. He retired from U.S. Steel Gary after forty and one half years; where he worked as a carpenter. He was of the Protestant faith. He was a Veteran of World War II; serving in the Marine Corps for four years. He was an avid bowler. He and his wife traveled to many states participating in tournaments, where they won many trophies. He was a member of the U.M.W.A. and American Legion Post 38 of Gary, WV.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, his wife Thelma Marie Dishorne Allen, one daughter, Carolyn Alice Allen Lusk, one son in law Roy C. Lusk.
Survivors include, one sister, Mary Lou Reed of Gary WV, two brothers, Fred Allen of Vancebury KY, Dewey E. Allen and wife Kay of Morganton N.C., one brother-in-law, Oscar Dykes, one granddaughter, Deborah M. Lusk Bosworth, one great grandson, Evan Ray Myles, two great-granddaughters, Jennifer and Shianne Myles, one great great granddaughter.
Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, November 9, 2018, at 1 P.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV, with Pastor Tim Akers officiating; burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV. Family will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call Friday, November 9, 2018 from 12 Noon to 1 P.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com
Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Allen Family.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Nov

12:00 PM 11/9/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 11/9/2018 1:00:00 PM
Fanning Funeral Home Welch

19816 Coal Heritage Road
Welch, WV 24801

Fanning Funeral Home Welch
19816 Coal Heritage Road Welch 24801 WV
United States

Service

Friday

9

Nov

1:00 PM 11/9/2018 1:00:00 PM
Fanning Funeral Home Welch

19816 Coal Heritage Road
Welch, WV 24801

Fanning Funeral Home Welch
19816 Coal Heritage Road Welch 24801 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

RT. 52
Bluewell, West Virginia 24701

RT. 52 Bluewell 24701 West Virginia
United States
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