Richard O. Brown passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013. Born in Willows, in 1933, to Owen and Kathryn Brown, he graduated from Maxwell High School, and earned his Bachelor's Degree at Chico State after serving in the Army.
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He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Betty; and family, Karen and David Marlatt, Gretchen and Thomas Allen, youngest daughter Heidi; and grandchildren, Michael, Brittany, and Rachelle. Richard will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He enjoyed his lifelong passion as a farmer. He was also actively involved with several Masonic Organizations.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday March 23rd at 11:00 am at the Presbyterian Church in Corning followed by an open house at the family home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made, in his name, to the Shriner's Children's Hospital or
. For more information call 528-0651 or 892-9272.
Published in Willows Journal from Mar. 13 to Mar. 20, 2013