Charles Allen

Charles Allen "Buddy" Norman, 87, of Collinsville, passed away February 4, 2017 at his home. He was born February 18, 1929 in Bassett, Va. He was the son of the late Johnnie Anderson and Mary Magdalene (Maggie) McKnight Norman.

He is also predeceased by his first wife, Margaret Virginia Osborne Norman; three brothers, Paul Gilbert, Thomas Anderson, and Wayne Edwin Norman; and one sister, Blanche N. Parker.

Surviving are his second wife, Hazel Cox Amos Norman; daughter Pamela N. Newman (Jimmy) of Galax, Va.; and a son, Charles Timothy Norman (Barbara); two stepsons, Jimmy Amos (Rhonda) of Bassett and Barry Edward Amos of Richmond, Va.; two grandchildren, Jon-Michael Norman (Jessi) of Topsail Island N.C., and Katy Gray (John) of Galax, Va.; one stepgranddaughter, Kim A. Kujawski (Greg) of Pa.; two stepgrandsons, Joshua Amos (Codie) of Fla., and Curtis Amos of Bassett; one stepgreat-grandson, Eastyn Amos; and two step great-granddaughters, Annaleigh and Emmalyn Kujawski.

Charles was a charter member of traditional Christian Church in Collinsville, Va. He was a member of Woodmen of the World (Woodmen Life Ins.). He loved to fish and play rook. He previously was a milk-man, delivered oil and then was a mail carrier in the Collinsville area when he retired.

The funeral will be held at Collins Funeral home in Bassett on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 2 p.m. with visitation an hour prior. Pastor Don Pruitt will preside at the funeral. A private burial will follow in the Mt. Hermon Church of the Brethern Cemetery in Bassett.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Traditional Christian Church, P.O. Box 724 Collinsville, VA, 24078 or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 730 East Church St. Martinsville, VA 24112.

Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Basset is in charge of arrangments.