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Robert Arnell Franklin Brown

November 18, 1941 — February 20, 2019

Robert Arnell Franklin Brown passed Feb. 20, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Lawrenceburg, KY to the late William and Gracie Brown on Nov. 18, 1941. He was a cook at Willow Park. Cooking soul food brought him great joy and he taught his step-daughter how to cook as well. In his younger days, he and his brother Joe were boxers who had several matches in the tri-sate area. He also enjoyed playing basketball and kick-ball.
Robert was a family man who loved his grandchildren and spoiled them rotten. At times he would sing the Temptation’s songs and other R&B music to entertain the family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Ernest Brown, Joe Brown, William Brown, Jr., Ray Brown; a sister: Lilly Mae Brown.
He is survived by his wife of 24 ears: Angela Lacer Brown; 3 sons; stepchildren: Jeffrey Brookover, Jr. (Samantha), Kelly Lacer; brother: Tyrone Green, Sr.; grandchildren: KeKe Lacer, TeTe Lacer, Tre Brookover, Averi Brookover, ZiZi Lacer, Zay Zay Lacer and a host of nieces, nephews & friends.
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Saturday, February 23, 2019

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

R. Mason Brothers Memorial Chapel, LLC

1001 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714

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