Richard J. “Rick” Brown, 79, of Bridgeport, died Monday, April 29, 2013, in Decatur.
Memorial service is 2 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Jim Taylor will officiate.
Rick was born March 28, 1934, in Bridgeport to Francis (Jennings) and William Brown. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He loved to golf and was an avid sports fan. He also enjoyed gambling.
Rick is survived by his brother, Guy Brown Jr.; daughter-in-law Sheryl Brown; grandchildren Ashley Brown Cook and husband, Cody, Taylor Guy Brown and Kelsie Lynn Brown; and great-granddaughter Kailyn Cook.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Richard G. Brown.
Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans groups.