AUG. 29, 1933-DEC. 9, 2009
Russell G. Brown Sr., 76, of Hagerstown, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.
Born Aug. 29, 1933, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles E. Sr. and Fay E. Brown.
He was employed with Manbecks for several years and later retired from Rust-Oleum Corp. in 1996 after being employed with them for nearly 15 years.
Russell had many hobbies, which included racing stock cars, go-karts, and flying model airplanes for years throughout Hagerstown and other surrounding states.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth M. Brown.
Russell is survived by his seven children, Pamela J. Shelton of Kearneysville, W.Va., Russell G. Brown Jr., Cynthia M. Brown, Deborah S. Johnson and Jeffrey L. Brown, all of Hagerstown, Randy E. Brown of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Tammy A. Clark of Clear Spring; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Danny Brown; a sister, Beatrice "Bea" Snapp, both of Hagerstown. Also surviving him for the past 10 years are his trusting, loyal and faithful dogs, Max and Ginger.