Obituary: Robert H. Brown

Staff reports

Robert H. Brown, 44, of 21 Warden St. passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 18, 2011 at his home.

He was born in Bath July 24, 1967 the son of Henry and Patricia Elwood Brown.

Bob was an 17 year employee of Phillips lighting in Bath, member of both the Hammondsport and Bath Fire Depts., an avid Buffalo Bills Fan, and loved to go hunting with his father, brother and son  He was an Veteran of the Marine Corp from 1985-1987.

Surviving are his wife Margy Holcomb Brown; daughters, Aretha (Nick)Bullock of Houston,Tx., Evelyn Gonzales of Tulsa, OK. and Teasha Brown of Bath; son, Robert (Kristie) Gonzales of Arkport; his parents, Hub and Pat Brown of Bath; sister, Valerie (Craig) Smith of Bath; brother, Rick Brown of Bath; grandson, Caleb Bullock; cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by paternal grandparents, Henry and Winifred Brown; and Maternal grandparents, l Clyde and Florence Elwood; and aunt, Beverly Rutledge.

Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, December 22 at the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport, a fireman’s service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 23 at the funeral home with Rev Jeff McDowell officiating and interment with military honors will be held at Bath National Cemetery. After the funeral everyone is invited to the Bath Fire Department for an luncheon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bath Vol. Fire Department.