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In this photo from Jan. 5, 2020, Citrus County Tax Collector Janice Warren, center left, joins in a round of applause with Aaron A. Weaver Citrus County Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart Commander Bud Allen and other members of her staff and Purple Heart recipients in 2017 after the Tax Collector’s Office was named a Purple Heart entity for its support of the community’s veterans. Bud Allen died Sept. 10 at age 75.

Richard “Bud” Allen was a veteran’s veteran, a proud Marine, a survivor of the Vietnam War, a lifetime member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Patriot of the Year in 2018 and 2019, Commander Emeritus of the local Aaron Weaver Chapter 776 MOPH.

He was all about service, to his family and friends, his fellow veterans, his community, his country and to God.

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Nancy Kennedy can be reached at 352-564-2927 or by email at nkennedy@chronicleonline.com.