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Robert Brown


1923 - 2016
Robert Brown Obituary
Robert E. Brown
1923-2016
Robert E. "Bob" Brown of Missouri City, Texas passed away on July 28, 2016. He was born on November 12, 1923 in Versailles, Ohio.
Bob graduated from Greenville, Ohio High School in 1942. He then attended Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and graduated in 1949 and was inducted in 1972 into the Miami University Sports Hall of Fame. Bob served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1943-45 at Camp Miramar, San Diego, California. He played professional basketball with Providence (Rhode Island) Steamrollers in BAA, and followed with playing for the Denver Nuggets, Denver, Colorado.
He was sales representative/sales manager for Kaiser Steel Corporation, Oregan Steel Corporation, LaBarge Pip and Steel Co. and SAG in Houston. He served as the president of Braeburn Country Club in Houston and was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Mabel (Peters) Brown; 2nd wife, Madeline Hershey Brown; and sisters, Carolyn Ann Hakes and Marjorie Joan Jungbluth.
Bob is survived by daughter, Deborah (Rocky) Robinson of Houston; son, Robert Brown Jr. of Houston; sister, Nancy (Bill) Warner of Greenville, Ohio; brother, Ron (Suzanne) Brown of Midland, Texas; step-daughter, Holly Hershey Bott of Dripping Springs, TX; three grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at The Settegast-Kopf Co., 15015 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, Texas 77478. A reception will follow the memorial service.
Published in Houston Chronicle from Aug. 21 to Aug. 26, 2016
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