Richard Brown

Richard Brown

August 20, 1944 - April 3, 2021
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Richard Wayne Brown, age 76, of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Born August 20, 1944 at Wabbaseka, he was a son of the late Henry Warren Brown and Verna Sladyen Brown. He attended Plum Bayou Schools and moved to Pine Bluff in 1962.

In his early working years, Richard worked in various locations as a cable installer. He returned to Pine Bluff and joined his father-in-law at Martin Piano Company. He later operated Arbor Dale Restoration. Later, he and his family opened Brown’s Antiques and Refinishing and Brown’s Moving and Storage.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Billy Brown and Doyle Brown; and two sisters, Charlene King and Wilma Lewis.

Richard was of the Baptist faith and a former deacon.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Martin Brown; his children, J. R. Brown (Kim), Theresa Brown, Missy Brown (Jeremy) and Austin Brown (Mary Jane) a bonus son, Dalton Watkins; a brother, Hershel Brown; and two grandchildren, Sydney Brinkley and Creed Brinkley.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ike Mohr officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Branch Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to his loving caregiver, Joyce Watson; and his physicians, Dr. Asif Masood, Dr. Mark Ramiro, and Dr. Charles Mabry.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, (or 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105); or Wounded Warrior Project, (4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256).
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Fuller Hale-South Chapel
    1621 S. Cherry Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
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  • Service

    Thursday, April 8, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:00pm
    Fuller Hale-South Chapel
    1621 S. Cherry Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Cedar Branch Cemetery
    Hwy 190 and Grant 29
    White Hall, AR 71602
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Love, Jeremy, Breanna, and Zayden. and Maddie Moltz sent flowers to the family of Richard Brown.
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Posted at 06:19pm

Tina Terry Posted at 03:40pm

We met Mr. Brown back in 2007/08, when we need a place to storage ours boats. Over the years me and my husband built a great relationship with him and his son J.R. . It broke ours heart when we found out he transition. What a wonderful man he was. Always smiling when I see him. I and my husband will miss him dearly. I know you are not suppose to question God but lord I know you have your reasons. To Mrs. Brown and J.R and the rest of the family you have ours deepest sympathy and know that our prayers are with you The Terry’s

Lucy and Charlie McNew

Posted at 05:17pm
J. R. and family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father.
Lucy and Charlie McNew

Francis Lynch

Posted at 04:03pm
I am so sorry for your loss . Mr. Brown was so very sweet . Always kind and always helping people with anything he could. I’m going to miss him coming in for haircuts . He will be missed dearly . Prayers for the family and friends .

Love, Jeremy, Breanna, and Zayden.

Posted at 02:23pm
Prayers for you all.
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Posted at 11:07am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. In loving memory of Mr. Brown, from Kim & Creston Maynard
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