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 Gene Brown

Gene Brown

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Death 4 Mar 2017 (aged 92)
Texas, USA
Burial Cyril, Caddo County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 86930143 · View Source
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Funeral service for Gene Brown, 92, of Canyon, TX, will be Monday, March 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM, at the Becker-Rabon Funeral Home of Fletcher Chapel with Rev. Manuel Hankins and Rev. B.J. Radke officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at the Celestial Gardens Cemetery in Cyril.
Gene passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 in Amarillo, TX.
Gene was born December 30, 1924 in Red Oak, OK to Charles Jerome and Jessie (Ayers) Brown. Gene joined the Navy and served his country in the Pacific theatre during WWII. Following the war Gene married Roma Duncan, his wife of 56 years, of Cyril, OK on April 29, 1946. Gene and Roma lived in Wichita Falls and Burkburnett, TX where Gene worked for Hostess Cakes and retired after 25 years in 1985. Following his retirement Gene worked for a local vending company where he made change for students at Wichita Falls Ryder High School.
In 1996 Gene and Roma moved to Water Valley, TX to be with their son and family. Gene was a loving family man who would do anything possible for his family and was always happy and never complained. Gene played his electric guitar in church until October of 2011.
Those left to cherish Gene’s memory are his son, Duncan Brown and wife Cindy, two grandsons; Duncan E. Brown and wife Ami, and Zane Brown and wife Vanessa.
Gene was preceded in death by his wife Roma, his parents, brothers and sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home, 1020 Tascosa Rd., Amarillo, TX 79124.


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  • Created by: Ed Stewart
  • Added: 18 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86930143
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gene Brown (30 Dec 1924–4 Mar 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86930143, citing Celestial Gardens Cemetery, Cyril, Caddo County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Ed Stewart (contributor 47744947) .