Lemuel Redmond “Buck” Broome Jr.

Lemuel Redmond “Buck” Broome Jr.

August 5, 2021, 94, Virginia –

Lemuel Redmond “Buck” Broome Jr., 94, formerly of Fremont passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021 in Virginia.

A graveside service will be held Monday, August 9, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont.

Buck was born in Virginia on August 4, 1927 to the late Lemuel Redmond Broome Sr. and Dorothy “Dot” Houchens Broome. He was a resident of Fremont for over 30 years where he received Fremont’s most famous citizen award and was Captain of the Fremont Fire Department.

He is survived by one sister, Barbara Bell and husband, George of Salem, Virginia and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two sisters, Sally Kirby and Betty Renshaw.

The family is in the care of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont.