RICHARD O. BROWN 1933 - 2013 Richard O. Brown passed away on Friday March 1, 2013. Born in Willows, CA 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
. 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 11:00am 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.