Richard E. Brown, 80 of Clinton, IL passed away 11:43 A.M. August 16, 2020 at his home in Clinton, IL.
Graveside Services will be 10 AM, Friday, August 21, 2020 at Illini Cemetery, Warrensburg, IL with Military Honors and Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.
Richard was born August 8, 1940 in Latham, IL the son of Robert and Pearl (Kershner) Brown. He married Ruth Ann Dubson on August 6, 1981 in Clinton, IL. She passed away October 26, 2017.
Survivors include his children, Wendi (Anthony Claybrooks) Lowe, Clinton, IL; Richard Todd Brown, Clinton, IL; Tiffany (Jeffrey Ulozas) McLaughlin, Decatur, IL; 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers.
Richard was a U S Army veteran and Past Commander of the Clinton, IL VFW Post 4168. He was a foreman at Grain Flo, Inc. in Heyworth, IL until his retirement in August 2009. Richard enjoyed fishing, camping, boating, and woodworking. He especially loved spending time with his family.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to his nurse, Bonnie, for her special care and compassion.