Funeral services for Rufus David Allen, 75, of
Mr. Allen passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at
Survivors include his children Rufus David “Buddy” Allen, Jr. (Dana) of Niceville, FL; Cheryl McBride (Dwight) of Butler; Paula Tyson (Rodney) of Butler; Janet Lewis (Mike) of Butler; Sloan Caudle (Rhonda) of Tuscaloosa; and Kelli Brownlee (Carl) of Butler; sister Esther Reynolds of Texas; grandchildren David Skinner (Becky); Brian Skinner; Roy Vice (Amber); Josh Allen; Benjamin McBride; Kate Allen; Justin Lewis (Tara); Josh Brownlee; Josh Tyson (Amanda); Rayney Caudle; Jordan Brownlee; Loren Caudle; and Jackson Brownlee; great grandchildren Kaleb Lewis; Katie Tyson; Sarah Beth Lewis; and Hayden Vice.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jim and Artie Allen; wife Esther Jones Allen and wife Geraldine Caudle Allen; granddaughter Mary Kate Caudle; four brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers are David Skinner, Brian Skinner, Roy Vice, Josh Allen, Benjamin McBride, Justin Lewis, Josh Brownlee, Josh Tyson, Jordan Brownlee, and Jackson Brownlee.
Honorary Pallbearers are Roy Coody, Nelson Phillips, Gary Cooper, Doug Jacobs, Bill Allen, and Bill Rodgers.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Willow Trace Nursing Center and Southern Care Hospice for their tender, loving care and dedication.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Butler First Assembly Building Fund at
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Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.