Richard Brown passed peacefully under Vitas Hospice Care at Market Street Memory Care on April 24, 2021. Richard was born on April 28, 1927 to Margaret Reed Brown and Harry Brown, Sr. in Washington, DC. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Harry Brown, Jr., his first wife Frances, his second wife Elisabeth, sisters Alma Brown Keller and Bertie Lou Brown Matses.
He has two daughters Margaret Brown Parlefsky (Stephen) and Lynetta Brown Nausbaum. Richard is also survived by his stepson, Anthony Bravata (Hara) and stepdaughter, Rose Dewey (Donald), several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Richard served honorably during WW II in the US Navy. He will have a private Roman Catholic gravesite service with Military Honors at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery on Friday, April 30th at 2:00 pm. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home in Viera is handling the arrangements and has an online memorial site. In lieu of flowers his family is requesting that donations be made to Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation (Joe’s Club), 4676 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL 32935.
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Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation
4676 North Wickham Road, Melbourne FL 32940