Services for Richard L. Brown, 76, of Lubbock will be at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. James P. Haney, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park under direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.
Brown died Thursday, March 25, 1999, in Lubbock.
He was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Carbon. He was a retired corpsman from the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. He retired from Grinnell Corp. in 1985. He married Hester Carr Arnold on Dec. 26, 1964, in Abilene. She died Oct. 31, 1995. He married Dora Jowers Brown on April 19, 1998, in Quanah.
He was a member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Lubbock, U.S. Marine Raider Association. He participated in the Senior Citizen’s Olympics, and he moved to Lubbock in 1962. A son, Mike, died in 1966, and a daughter, Pamela, died in 1972.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Clifton “Buddy” Arnold of Lubbock; four daughters, Jacquie Macias of Mineola, Joanna Griffith, Judy Rainwater and Janis Haney, all of Lubbock; a stepdaughter, Barbara Ann Landers of Amarillo; four stepsons, Lester Jowers, Jerry Jowers and Earl Jowers, all of Quanah, and Tony Jowers of San Antonio; two sisters, Opal Williamson of Weatherford and Orvazine Lewis of Quanah; a brother, Derwood Brown of Quanah; 14 grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-step-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Lubbock or St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m. today.