RICHARD L. BROWN WHITING, IN
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Richard L. Brown, 67, of Whiting, IN, passed away peacefully at 2:05 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2011 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 1, 1943 in Bass Lake, IN to Lyle W. and Allean M. (Early) Brown. Mr. Brown worked for LTV Steel in East Chicago for 24 years. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Steinaker and was proud to be known as a "little stinker". Richard was a member of Assembly of God Church, Whiting and enjoyed fishing and watching all sports. He especially enjoyed watching NASCAR and attending races. On January 19, 1963 in Crown Point, IN, Richard married Glenda Sue Montgomery who survives. Also surviving are: one son, David (Michelle) Brown of Whiting; two granddaughters: Kayla and Hailey Brown; one sister, Janice Crego of Crestwood, IL; and a special friend, Richard (Theresa) Murrey of Clinton, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers: Donald K. and David Grant Brown. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation will take place. Midwest Crematory, 678 E. Hupp Road, La Porte, IN is caring for the arrangements. Please send condolences to the family at: www.midwestcrematory. com Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Midwest Crematory, 678 E. Hupp Road, La Porte, IN, 46350.
Published in The Times on Sept. 14, 2011