Richard J. Brown, Sr., 80, passed away on July 17, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born on November 27, 1935 in Waterbury, Connecticut.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Brown; his children, Christine Izzi, Kimberly (Edward) Grimes, Tracy (Randall) Smith, Richard Brown, Jr.; and 11 grandchildren.
The family will be holding private services at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled Veterans of America.