Robert Ernest Brown Sr., 75

June 05, 2010
  • Robert Ernest Brown Sr.

NOV. 11, 1934-JUNE 3, 2010

Robert Ernest Brown Sr., 75, of 30 S. Colonial Drive, Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Nov. 11, 1934, in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Mervin and Ruth Ramsburg Brown.

He was employed as an attendant with Long Meadow Exxon.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jeanette Marie Brown; two daughters, Sally Poole and husband, Errol, of Clear Spring, Md., and Debra Henry of Hagerstown; two sons, Robert Ernest Brown Jr. and wife, Christy, and Mervin Edward Brown, both of Hagerstown; three sisters, Libby Seppla and husband, Wally, of Hagerstown, Betty Bowers of Williamsport, and Edna Brown of Kansas City; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Earl Lester Brown; three sisters, Nancy Louise Brown, Doris Whitfield and Thelma Byerly; and two brothers, Ralph Brown and Jack Brown.


Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., with the Rev. Gerald D. Carbaugh officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Research Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.

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