SPRINGFIELD — Brown, Robert L. "Doc", M.D., 77, of Springfield, OH passed away November 1, 2013 in Springfield after a long illness.
Robert was born August 10, 1936 in Lima, OH to Russell and Ethel (Miller) Brown.
He was a 1969 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine and interned at Mt. Carmel West in Columbus. After his internship he practiced medicine at Community Hospital in Springfield for 18 years.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda; one brother, James (Jan) Brown, Lima; four sisters, Patricia (Robert) Jordan, Carol (Larry) Swords, both of Lima, Rebecca (Larry) Kuhlhorst, Celina and Peggy (Thomas) Brandewie, Ft. Loramie and one sister-in-law, Betty Jo (Mel) Lauf, Ottawa.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on today at Conroy Funeral Home, Springfield. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Community-Mercy Hospice or Precious Secrets Sheltie Rescue, 6690 Hamilton Rd., Middletown, Ohio 45044-0559.