Monday, February 2, 2009

Arvel LeRoy Brown

Arvel LeRoy Brown 11/25/1918 ~ 1/30/2009 Arvel LeRoy Brown, 90, passed away peacefully in his home January 30, 2009. Born Nov. 25, 1918 to Joseph Hyrum Brown and Hilda Llewella Blum. Married Jane Parker on Dec. 1, 1938 and was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Arvel and his son Roy took care of Jane for many years before her death in 1996. Arvel married Dorothy Romero Gallegos on Mar 22, 1997. Arvel was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was retired from KCC after over 40 years of employment as a pipe fitter. Arvel served in the US Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, camping at Flaming Gorge with his boys, and his beautiful roses and peonies. He was a good cook and especially loved a tasty dessert. Arvel was a loving husband and father, and was respected by many. He was a great example of patience and kindness and will be greatly missed. Survived by his wife, Dorothy, sons: Francis (Terry) Brown and LeRoy Brown; daughters: Mona (Byron) Case, Maggie Higginson, MaryAnn Davis, Becky (Randy) Webster, Carma (Bob) Owen; 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his first wife Jane; sons-in law: Tommy Higginson and Richard Davis; brothers: Joseph, LaVerle, Robert and Francis; and sister Lila. The family would like to express their appreciation for the kindness and gentle care provided by Hearts for Hospice. Funeral services will be held Tues Feb 3, 2009 at 11:30 a.m.


Raji Barbir said...

I'm sorry for your loss, Kendra. I remember I got a great shot of you and him at your wedding reception.

Chanse and Janell said...

I'm sorry for your loss Kendra.
I'm thinking of you.


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