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Ronald Brown

November 28, 1941 — December 23, 2023

Welch, Oklahoma

Ronald Brown

 

Ronald Glenn Brown was born on November 28, 1941, in Hominy, Oklahoma to Walter and Mozel Brown. He grew up around the Mound Valley area with his two brothers and one sister. He loved to ride horses, his Harley Davidson or his Model A. He also loved to fish, go swimming, woodworking, and drawing. Ronald attended school at Mound Valley where he graduated in 1960. He participated each year in the Donkey Basketball Game at the school.

Ronald worked as a diesel mechanic. He started at Caterpillar in Tulsa for many years until he went out on his own. Starting in the coal mines and then traveling from Florida to California on many different jobs as a free-lance heavy equipment diesel mechanic.

Ronald was working on the pipeline in the early years where he met a man who had a twin sister. Once Ronald met Carol his life would never be the same. Ronald and Carol got married at the Nazarene Church in Hominy on May 5, 1962. They have spent the last 61 years together.

Ronald loved to go to Walnut Creek and run trout lines. They would camp there for months at a time. He loved spending time with his kids and grandkids. At home he enjoyed gardening, raising quail and his bird dogs, or sitting on the porch drinking coffee. If that did not keep him active, he might sit down and draw or sketch. He was very witty and always made people laugh.

Ronald Brown passed from this life on Saturday evening, December 23, 2023, at Windridge Nursing Home in Miami, Oklahoma.

He is survived by his wife Carol of 61 years; his son, Steve (Donna Eastin) Brown; his daughter Sandy (Gary) Layton; eight grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two brothers Ben (Betty) Brown and Wayne (Sonie) Brown; one sister Darlene (Bob) Woolery; two sisters in laws Glenda Lay and Patsy Lay; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Walter and Mozel Brown; two brothers in laws Marvin Lay and Paul Lay; his in laws Jeff and Magdalene Lay.

Funeral service for Ronald Brown will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, December 28, 2023, at the Hominy Church of the Nazarene, in Hominy Oklahoma. Officiated by Carl Brown and Wayne Brown. Arrangements have been made by Powell Funeral Service of Hominy, Oklahoma
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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Church of the Nazarene - Hominy

224 S Wood Ave, Hominy, OK 74035

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 28, 2023

3:00 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery

Hwy 99, Hominy, OK 74035

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