Brown, Robert Douglas

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April 4, 1936 - October 23, 2015

Brown, Robert Douglas

Robert Douglas Brown of Fairview, Texas passed away on October 23, 2015 after a short illness. He was 79 years old. Bob was born in Mount Vernon, New York on April 4, 1936 to Marie Meckert Brown and Douglas Meldrum Brown, both deceased. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University in 1958. He worked for Celenese in New York City and Dallas as a chemical engineer for over 20 years. He had a second successful career in sales at Potters Industries from where he retired in 2000. He resided at Heritage Ranch Golf and Country Club. Bob enjoyed playing golf and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.

He is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 28 years, Sue Avon Brown. He also leaves behind four children, Scott Douglas Brown, Margot Jeanette Brown, Jill Brown McConnell and Holly Brown Viane, two stepdaughters, Susan Roznovsky McKinney and Natalie Ann Roznovsky, sons in law, James Gavin Brown, Shawn Patrick McConnell, Michael Thomas Viane and Collin Bradley McKinney and a daughter in law, Julie Webster Brown. His greatest joy was his grandchildren, Meghan Jeanette Brown, Jason William McConnell, Mackenzie Gavin Brown, Collin Christopher McKinney, Erin Catherine McConnell, Riley Keegan Brown, Carter Bradley McKinney, Chloe Ann McKinney, Emma Morse Viane, Ty Charles Viane and Peyton Lily Viane. He is also survived by two sisters, Elaine Brown McCusker (Peter), Karen Brown Martineau (Lawrence) and six nephews.

A service with family and friends will be held at a later date.

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Julie Brown

October 28, 2015 8:20AM

It was such an honor to be Bob's daughter-in-law. Go Cowboys!


Scott Brown

October 28, 2015 7:18AM

My Dad and I used to go to a Cowboys game every year. We both looked forward to this yearly pilgrimage, it was always the highlight of his and my fall. He was a giving, loving man, and I learned much about how to be a good man from him. I hope I can live up to the example he set. I miss him so.


melissa mccusker worth

October 27, 2015 5:09PM

sending love prayers and condolences to all members of the Brown family. May the love Bob shared with you throughout his life carry you through this difficult time xo


Danny Linn

October 27, 2015 3:35PM

The best brother-in-law a guy could have! Watching the Dallas Cowboys at my home will never be the same. Bob was one of the most patient and understanding men that I have ever known. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Brown family.


Margot Brown

October 27, 2015 1:41PM

My Dad was the best dad in the whole world. He would do anything for you and cherished his family. I always felt from birth that he had my back no matter what he was doing or where he was. He was there for every important event and always put his children first. He was the kindest and most selfless person I have ever known. I will never be the same without my daddy in my life. I am so grateful that I was by his side during his final days. I love you Daddy!


Shafford McKinney

October 27, 2015 12:23PM

What a blessing this man was to so many people. Loved Bob and he will be deeply missed. Thoughts and prayers for Sue and all the family. Love Always, Shaff and Maria