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Richard G. Brown


1919 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Richard was a 56 year resident of Manhattan Beach. He was born October 12, 1919 in Vassalboro, Maine and passed away on Wednesday evening, July 20, 2011. Richard was 91 when he died. He entered the US Army February 1941 and served in the South Pacific in WWII. He earned the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon with 4 battle stars, a Purple Heart, a Good Conduct Medal and the American Defense Service Ribbon. Beverly, his loving wife of 61 years preceded him in death. Richard is survived by his brother, Russell of Vassalboro, Maine; sister, Joan Coursey of Springdale, AR; son, Ronald of Redondo Beach, CA and daughter, Deborah of Escondido, CA. Two grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survived him. Some of Richard's favorite hobbies included hunting, fishing, amateur ham radio operator, amateur TV repairman and avid PC user. Viewing will be Thursday, July 28, 12:00-1:00pm with the chapel service starting at 1:00pm, followed by interment. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.

Roosevelt Mortuary
(310) 329-1113
Published in Daily Breeze on July 28, 2011
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