"Show me the manner in which a nation cares for it's dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of it's people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals."
Walter Robert “Bobby” Brown, 81, widower of Grace Ann Manley Brown of 9 Geer St. died Saturday, December 8, 2018 at AnMed Health Medical Center.
Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Walter Leon and Mary MaGaha Brown.
Surviving are: sons, Bobby Ray Brown, Robert Earl Brown (Missy), and Tommy Brown (Kim) all of Belton; daughters, Debbie Brown, Linda Kelly, Cathy Jordan (Marty), and Tammy Brown all of Belton; stepsons, Pete Manley, Vincent Duncan, and Mike Duncan all of Belton; stepdaughter, Kelly Sheppard (Brian) of Belton; brother, Donnie Brown; sisters, Mildred Todd (Donnie), Judy Davis (Bobby), Betty Reece (Ed), Lucille Johnson, and Polly Brock (Roy); 24 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his stepson, Allen Duncan, brother, Daniel Brown; sister, Frances Fields; grandchild, Shane King.
Service will be held 2pm Tuesday at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Blank and Rev. Sam Duncan officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories.
The family will receive friends prior to the service Tuesday from 12pm until 1:45pm at the funeral home.
The family will be at their respective homes.
Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.