Howard Russell Allen, 87, of Amissville, died peacefully on May 10, 2018, at Adler Center for Caring in Aldie.
He was born October 8, 1930, in Richwood, West Virginia, to the late Edgar Vera Allen and Bertha Wills Allen.
Mr. Allen was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served during the Korean War. A retired coal miner, he loved to fish and was an avid gardener. Mr. Allen was a member of the Amissville Baptist Church.
His wife of 65 years, Reatha V. Allen preceded him in death on October 5, 2016.
Survivors include a daughter, Janet Garrison of Frisco, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Lisa Allen of Amissville; a sister, Betty White of Craigsville, West Virginia; three grandchildren, Alaina Cordina of Dallas and Abigail Allen and Bailey Allen, both of Amissville, and a great-grandson, Ryan Cordina.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. The funeral will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Amissville Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Adler Center for Caring, 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, Va. 20105