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Deland, FL

-Richard "Dick" W. Brown, 75 passed away on March 22 at a local hospital. A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Dick moved to this area in 1974. After serving his country in the US Navy, he went to work for Brunswick Corporation in Lincoln, and then moved to DeLand where he continued his career at Brunswick for 30 plus years, where he was a materials manager. After his retirement from Brunswick, he worked in the sporting goods department at the DeLand Walmart for several years. He was an accomplished craftsman, working with wood and building scale model ships. He enjoyed gathering with friends for coffee at McDonalds in DeLand. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 55 years, Roberta, his beloved children, sons, Bob & Linda Brown of Monroe, NC, Dan & Mariann Brown of Auburn, GA, daughters, Peggy & Scott Baker of DeLand and Jenny & Andrew Raynor of DeLand, sister Ruth Witulski of Gretna, Nebraska and his six adoring grandchildren Nick Brown, Alex Brown, Caleb Baker, Natalie Baker, Maggie Raynor and Chase Raynor. His family invites you to help celebrate his life at a service on Friday, March 29 at 10:00 am at the Lankford Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at the Jacksonville National Cemetery Friday afternoon at 1:30 pm. You are invited to share your memories with
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Published by Daytona Beach News-Journal on Mar. 26, 2013.
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The members of The Port Orange will miss Dick at out meetings and outings and we all offer our condolences to the family.
Members of the Port Orange Ship Modelers Club
March 31, 2013
Dearest Roberta - God bless you in this sad time.
Pat Nordman
March 27, 2013
Roberta & Family
I am so sorry to hear of Dick's passing. I know how hard the next few weeks will be. I will keep you in my prayers and if I can do anything to help please let me know.
Ann Nordman
Ann Nordman
March 26, 2013
Our deepest sympathy goes out to you at this sad time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless. xxxx
Ruth Raynor
March 26, 2013
My deepest sympathy for your loss. May God's grace give you strength during this diffult time.
Mary Schnell
March 26, 2013
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