Roger Dale Brown, 56

Published 12:58 pm Thursday, April 4, 2019

Roger Dale Brown, 56, of Crab Orchard, passed away Tuesday, March 26 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.

Born August 23, 1962, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Roger was the son of Hazel (Todd) Brown and the late Carl Brown. He was the husband of Lisa Gail Gauntt Brown whom he married on September 15, 1984. Roger was a former employee of the Trane Company and a former EMT for the East End Ambulance Service. He was also a former fire chief for both Lincoln County Station #6 in Broughtontown and Station # 2 in Crab Orchard. Roger was a KHSAA referee for both high school football and basketball. He also was a referee for multiple little league and middle school games, including tee-ball and baseball. He enjoyed golfing, loved Nascar and mowing the yard.

Survivors include his loving and dedicated wife, Lisa Gauntt Brown; daughter, Kaitlin and husband Devon Mason; son, Jacob Todd Brown; mother, Hazel Brown; grandchildren, Ryder and Pyper; brother, Wayne Brown; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

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Funeral services were Friday, March 29, at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rob Rice, Bro. Marshall Malone and Bro. George Renner officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Wayne, Brandon, and Bradley Brown, Russ Wagner, Todd Branscum and Devon Mason. Honorary pallbearers were Bro. George Renner, Raymond Baugh and Jr. Cable.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery Fund.