January 13, 1934 - July 23, 2020
Burial Date: July 30, 2020
Funeral Home Rose-Neath Shreveport Southside
Richard Andy Buell, 86, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was born to Andy G. Buell and Alice Heflin on January 13, 1934 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Richard graduated from Union Sequoia High school in 1952. Upon graduating, he joined the U.S. Air Force. After serving his country for many years, Richard became a firefighter and rose to the rank of fire Chief. After retiring as fire chief, TSGT Buell continued to serve as a civilian firefighter at 29 Palms Marine Base until he retired in 1978.
Richard and his beloved wife, Patricia, enjoyed camping and spending time outdoors. He took great pride in keeping his plants and yard in perfect condition. Richard also held a special place in his heart for dogs.
Richard is preceded in death by his wife; brother, Don Buell and sister, Claire. He is survived by his step-son, Hugh David Odum and wife Laurie; grandchildren, Lauren Brady and husband, Austin; Leah Odum, and great-grandson, A.J.
No service will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.