02/17/66 - 09/04/13
Funeral services for Coach Robert Wade Brown will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2013 in First Baptist Church of Oakdale with Reverend Danny Perry officiating. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens, Elizabeth under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.
Coach Brown, 47, of Elizabeth entered eternal rest on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
Robert was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church where he was very involved with Youth Ministry. He was a 1984 graduate of Elizabeth High School and a 1989 graduate of McNeese State University. He was a teacher and coach for over twenty years. He also taught Drivers Education and Adult CDL Certification. Robert had a special place in his heart for special needs children and was proud to support the Special Olympics
. He was a loving son, husband, brother and father and was known by his community as a Godly man. Robert always said, "His world revolved around his three girls, his wife and two daughters.
Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include his loving wife of twenty-one years, Dorothy "Dot" Brown of Elizabeth; two daughters, Taylor DeAnne Brown and Tori Louise Brown, both of Elizabeth; his parents, Roy and Dianna Brown of Elizabeth; his mother-in-law, Diane Clifton of Leesville and two brothers, Ray Brown and Ricky Brown, both of Elizabeth.
Friends may call at First Baptist Church of Oakdale on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. and on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 2:00 p.m.
Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Brown family by visiting www.rushfh.com