Roy 'Dick' Brown

Roy “Dick” Brown, 73, of LaFontaine, IN, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at 6:56 p.m.

Mr. Brown worked in the maintenance/production division at Owens-Illinois, Active Products and GDX. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

He was born Dec. 3, 1945, in Morehead, KY, to Roy and Lena (Clifford) Brown. He married Marjorie Montgomery on Sept. 22, 1966, and she survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Roy E. (Melissa) Brown Jr., of Marion, and Denver (Andrea) Brown,  of Wabash; a daughter, Lena (Kevin) Houseman, of Peru; four brothers, Elwood Brown, of Mansfield, OH; Tommy (Elizabeth) Brown, of Matthews; Clifford (Sharon) Brown, of Muncie; and Robert (Jean) Brown, of Hartford City; two sisters, Nora Alexander, of Marion, and Flora (Larry) Glass, of Upland; seven grandchildren, Brandon (Vanessa) Brown and Roy E. Brown III, both of Marion; Linda (Marcus) Trent, of LaFontaine; Kayla Vandiepenbos, of Lagro; Denver Brown Jr., of North Manchester; Phoenix Brown, of Wabash; and Jared Luna, of Indianapolis; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in by a granddaughter, Kimberly Logan.

Calling is Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 1921 W. Spencer Ave., Marion. A service of celebration will follow immediately after at 2 p.m. at the church, with Rev. Bruce Koontz officiating.

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