Richard Arthur Brown

14 octobre 195010 juin 2021

Richard Arthur Brown, 70, of Jacksonville Florida passed away on Thursday, June 10th, 2021. He was born in Jacksonville, Fl on October 14, 1950.

Richard (Rick) graduated from Paxon Senior High School in 1969. He played football with Paxon Eagles. Rick was preceded in death by his parents Charles R Brown Jr and Helen Dean Roberts Brown Rester McCue.

Rick is survived by his lovely long- time companion Sonya Scott, his son Christopher Lee Brown (Amber), of Oklahoma; one step-daughter Andrea Williams (Nathan), Teresa Louise Hand, Michael Wayne Brown, Victoria Brown Chapman (Paul Sr) all of Jacksonville. He had 2 grandsons, 5 granddaughters, 2 great granddaughters, bunches of nieces and nephews that he cared deeply for. And a great many friends; and great nieces and nephews.

Richard worked with his Dad in Brown Construction at the beginning of his career. Rick worked at the Jacksonville Shipyards as a welder until the shipyards closed. After working in other shipyards up and down the East Coast, he returned to Jacksonville, to find other employment such as a cook, or chef in the Jacksonville area restaurants.

Ricky had a passion for fishing. He would get up before daybreak and let the sun go down from a long day of fishing. He loved his family, friends, and would give anything to help another.

Funeral arrangements will be held at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12 noon. Visitation for viewing is at 11:00 a.m.

Please leave words of comfort and condolences for the family on our online guest register at www.hgriversidefuneralhome.com


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Richard Arthur Brown


Teresa Hand

17 juin , 2021

We enjoyed family time we go to the beach play in the water pickup seashells and have picnics play volleyball or frezbee.we went to church everytime the doors were opened have breakfast on Saturday morning then go in teams inviting people to church.rick dad mike and i help with renovation to the lane ave church of god.and built the personage for the McCue family.ricky had a kind heart love to laught and have a great time he loved people.he would bend over backwards to lend a helping hand.when he had extra cash .he gave it to the homeless.he went to the neighbors that were elders handed out bags of food and cut there lawns.my big brother was the best.i love him and miss him.i hope to see him one day again R.i.p.Richard Arthur Brown

Amanda Roberts

15 juin , 2021

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

On behalf of myself and the staff at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to your family at this time.