We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Richard M. "Ping" Brown
Funeral services will be Sunday, August 29, 2004 for 86-year-old Richard
"Ping" Brown of Chester, IL who passed away Thursday, August 26,
2004 at his home in Chester, IL.
Born April 17, 1918 in Steeleville, he was the son of Richard and Eva
(Morrison) Brown. He married Kathryn Atchison on September 23, 1939 in
Jackson, MO and she preceded him in death.
Survivors include one son, Richard A. Brown of Chester, IL. One daughter,
Nancy Batteau of DeSoto, IL. One brother, Rev. Vernon Brown of Granite City,
IL. Five grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Friends are calling after 5pm Saturday, August 28, 2004 at the Schroeder
McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Richard "Ping" Brown will be Sunday,
August 29, 2004 at 2pm at the First United Methodist Church in Chester, IL
with Rev. Beth Tickner officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery
in Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church in Chester or
to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.