Allen Grant Buzzard Age: 81 years, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away on November 24, 2019, at Colonial Village, from Pancreatic Cancer. Funeral will be held at 1 pm, November 30, 2019 at Johnson County Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be at 12 pm, November 30, 2019.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Royals Charities (www.Royals.com/community). Donations in memory of Allen Buzzard.
Mr. Buzzard was born June 23, 1938 in Joplin, MO. He attended Joplin High School in Joplin MO where he was on the Tennis team and was part of the ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Program). Allen served our country in the Army and ended his service time in the Army reserves. He was married to Juanita Faye Welch on November 7, 1959 and just recently was able to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. Allen loved spending time with his wife and family with three children and four grandchildren. His career was in sales, mostly with Motorola Corporation. Allen was proud to be elected to their elite group of sales representatives called “The Galvin Masters” (inducted March 6, 1981). Allen loved to play golf and follow his sports teams (Kansas Jayhawks, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Kansas City Royals). He loved going to Kansas City Royals games where he was a season ticket holder for over 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Buzzard and Mildred Allen Buzzard, and his granddaughter, Abigail, daughter of Theresa Kipper and Mike Kipper.
He is survived by his wife, Faye, sister Loretta Davis, Judith Gerrity (daughter) and her husband Mike and daughter Kayla. Theresa Kipper (daughter) and her husband Mike and daughter Rachel, and Mike Buzzard (son) and his wife Wendy and son Patrick.
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