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Richard F. "Dick" Brown

March 24, 1933 January 28, 2020
Richard F. "Dick" Brown
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Obituary for Richard F. "Dick" Brown

Richard F. “Dick” Brown, age 86, of Eldorado, OH passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN. He was born March 24, 1933 in Preble County to the late Richard D. and Helen Louise (Blackford) Brown. Dick was a U.S. Army Veteran; was a lifelong Preble County farmer; was a firefighter and former Fire Chief for the Eldorado Fire Department for over 30 years; was a longtime member and served as Treasurer of the Eldorado United Methodist Church; he served his community as a Director of the First State Bank in West Manchester for many years; and was an avid fisherman and enjoyed boating. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife Bonita Dee Brown; grandson James Alan Oakes; and great grandson Drew Aden Steinberger. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Twila L. Brown of Eldorado, OH; son Dean Richard Brown (Shawna Mader) of The Villages, FL; son Duane A. Brown (husband Kevin Martin) of Fennville, MI; daughter Deanna L. (David) Oakes of Richmond, IN; son Rick E. Lewis of New Paris, OH; son Ronald L. Lewis of Eaton, OH; daughter Robin (David) Oda of Arcanum, OH; grandchildren: Katie (Brandon) Williams, Danielle (Dustin) Steinberger, Tarah (Jim) Napier, Tosha (Kayne) Hobson, Michael Lewis, Donald Lewis, Karen (Mark) McCain, Carlee (Todd) Sowers, Ben (Kelcie) Oda, Colton (Alysha) Oda, Jenny Oda and Carsee Jane (Aaron) Blaske; 22 great grandchildren; brother Michael (Sally) Brown of Tucson, AZ; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Eldorado United Methodist Church, 341 S Main St, Eldorado, OH 45321. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10:00 am until time of funeral service at 11:00 am at the Eldorado United Methodist Church with Pastor Dave Richey officiating. Burial will follow at Monroe Cemetery in Eldorado. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton, OH is assisting with arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eldorado United Methodist Church. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Friday

31

Jan

5:00 PM 1/31/2020 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/31/2020 8:00:00 PM
Eldorado United Methodist Church

341 S. Main St
Eldorado, OH 45321

Eldorado United Methodist Church
341 S. Main St Eldorado 45321 OH
United States

Visitation

Saturday

1

Feb

10:00 AM 2/1/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/1/2020 11:00:00 AM
Eldorado United Methodist Church

341 S. Main St
Eldorado, OH 45321

Eldorado United Methodist Church
341 S. Main St Eldorado 45321 OH
United States

Service

Saturday

1

Feb

11:00 AM 2/1/2020 11:00:00 AM
Eldorado United Methodist Church

341 S. Main St
Eldorado, OH 45321

Eldorado United Methodist Church
341 S. Main St Eldorado 45321 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Monroe Twp Final Resting Place

Kimmel Road
Eldorado, OH 45321

Kimmel Road Eldorado 45321 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Eldorado United Methodist Church

341 S. Main St
Eldorado, OH 45321
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