William R. 'Bill' Brown
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William R. "Bill" Brown died on Wednesday, October 19th, peacefully in his home in Baton Rouge at the age of 71. He was born in Altus, Oklahoma on October 29, 1944 and was a graduate of Oklahoma University. He served as an officer going thru Officer Candidate School at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma in 1968. Bill was stationed in Korea and worked at the Redstone Arsenal on the Persian Missile Site in Huntsville, Alabama. He worked and retired from Albemarle as a Senior Research and Development Specialist with a number of patents. Bill had a great musical talent for piano and guitar. A member of the Baton Rouge Fly Fishing Club for many years, he also was the writer for the Red Stick Magazine. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Pat Brown; a son, Jeff Brown of Baton Rouge; a daughter and son-in-law, Holly and Kris Reynolds of Fayetteville, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Morgan, Max and Madison of Fayetteville, and Virginia and Maggie of Baton Rouge; and a sister, Peggy Moot of Champagne, Illinois. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Brown and Betty Jo Martineau of Lawton, Oklahoma. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 10 am until a Memorial Service at 11 am conducted by Rev. Ron Lambe. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Please share sympathies at www.rabenhorst.com.

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Published in The Advocate from Oct. 21 to Oct. 24, 2016.
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13 entries
November 20, 2016
Pat, Thoughts are with you, sorry to hear this sad news. From the Cameron Friends Group.
Bob Miller
October 28, 2016
Pat, Sorry to hear about the passing of your husband. May God strengthen you doing the time of mourning. Love you! See you when you return to the Gym.. Consuella
Consuella Jacobs
October 26, 2016
Pat, I was sadden to hear of your husbands passing. My thouhgts and prayers are with you and your family. Much Love for you.
Wanda Faye Dupas ( Woman's Wellness Center)
October 25, 2016
Pat, I am so sorry to hear about Bill's passing. My thoughts are prayers are with you and your family.
Shirley Cook
October 24, 2016
Pat, we are SO sorry for your loss and will keep you in our prayers as you and your family go through this most difficult time.
Judy and Terry Edwards
October 24, 2016
May his soul rest in peace.
Mary Harb
October 23, 2016
Pat, so sorry about Bill. God Bless you!
jerry pippin
October 23, 2016
Pat, Em and I were very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. We shared many fly fishing experiences. Nobody loved the sport, or brought as many new folks into our sport, as Bill did. He will be sorely missed.
Glen Cormier
October 23, 2016
Dear Pat and Family,

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sincerely,
Carol Stack
Carol Stack
October 23, 2016
Pat I'm so sorry to hear about Bill.
Jim Pahdoco
October 22, 2016
Pat you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences.
Susy Morris
October 22, 2016
Pat, You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. I know that the Lord is with you in your time of need. He will comfort you and give you strength and will be with you always! Love you, Martha and Jimmy
Martha Parker
October 22, 2016
Dear Pat, we are all praying for you for strength and peace. Love, Lynne and David
Lynne & David Peters
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