Richard Brown passed away peacefully the morning of April 20, 2021 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Oklahoma City surrounded by his wife and children.
He was born on July 22, 1944 in Orange County, California to David and Mildred Brown. Richard attended Horace Mann Elementary and graduated from Shawnee High School in 1963. After graduation, he served with the Oklahoma 95th Army Reserves. Richard had a long career at Tinker Air Force Base, retiring in 1998.
His family and friends could often find him tinkering with cars or things needing repair in the garage that he built behind his home. He was always up for a visit.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, David and Billy; twin brother, Robert; and sister Betty Gober.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Linda of the home; son, Jeff and daughter-in-law Allison; daughter, Leslie and son-in-law Waylon Sewell; four grandchildren, Janie and Austin Brown, Blakely and Briar Sewell; and sister, Kathy Kroeling.
A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 24 in the chapel of Walker Funeral Service.
Published on April 23, 2021