Graveside services for Richard Heath Allen, Sr., 73, of Butler will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:00 am at Butler Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Allen passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Piedmont Healthcare in Columbus. He was a member of the Butler United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hayward Edwin Allen, Sr. and Jessie Heath Allen; two sisters, Barbara Broach and Emily Montgomery; and two brothers-in-law, Wilkes Broach and Harry Hicks.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine Lawhorn Allen of Butler; one son, Richard Heath Allen, Jr. (Ashleigh) of Valdosta; one daughter, Jennifer Allen Edwards (Donald) of Smyrna; two brothers, Archie Eugene Allen (Elsie) of Butler and Edwin Allen (Betty) of Butler; one sister, Mary Ellen Hicks of Reynolds; one brother-in-law, Billy Montgomery of Perry; four grandchildren, Rustin Allen Edwards, Laurel Heath Edwards, Rhett Heath Allen and Reese Jesslyn Allen; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: John B. Amos Cancer Center, 1931 5th Avenue, Columbus, GA 31904 or Butler United Methodist Church, PO Box 217, Butler, GA 31006.
McLeighton Funeral Service of Butler is in charge of arrangements.
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