Rickie Ray Brown

November 13, 1958February 24, 2013

Rickie Ray Brown, 54 of College Station, passed away Sunday afternoon February 24, 2013 at the College Station Medical Center. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. Funeral Services will be held at 3 P.M. Wednesday February 27, 2013 at A&M United Methodist Church in College Station with Reverend John Reasons officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Cemetery of College Station. Rickie was born November 13, 1958 in Bryan to Thelma Rae Blocker and Eugene Burman Brown. He graduated from Bryan High School in 1978. Rickie worked in residential construction, becoming a Master Carpenter and was best known for his Cabinet work. He eventually began his own company in home building in Bryan/College Station. Rickie was an avid golfer. He loved his family, his dog Skeeter, Dr. Pepper, and Shipley Donuts. He was a member of A&M United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Laurie Lastor Brown of College Station; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dustin Christopher and Cari Brown of Princeton, Texas, and Beau Michael Moore of College Station; one daughter, Laura Lea Moore of College Station; brother and sister-in-law, Larry Wayne and Louise Brown of Rockwall, Texas; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Carolyn Ponzio of Bryan, and Cherry and Joe Johnny Ruffino of Bryan; four nieces, Shannon Alexander and husband Danny, Sandy Ponzio, Toni Ruffino, and Melanie Scarpace and husband Jason; three nephews, Shawn Ponzio and wife Nicole, Luke Ruffino and wife Katie, and Joey Ruffino; and numerous great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father in 2007. Memorials may be made to The First Tee, 425 South Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, Florida, 32092.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 27, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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April 13, 2013

Its been over a month Rickey and its as if it hasn't happened. I still hear your truck drive up in the drive way and the dog barking while you come through the back door, and you walking into my room and saying" scared you didnt I" o y sweet baby brother I love and MISS you soo much,,, please come tell me your ok and daddy is ok please know I love you soo much my sweet little brother,,, carolyn jean

Gary Poehl

March 5, 2013

Sorry for your loss Peyton, Ethan, and Carolyn Jean. Remember that Jesus said he would send a comfortor to help us get through times like these.

Mary Carol Garrison

March 4, 2013

Clayton and I send our love and prayers to you during this sad time. Know we are thinking of you and your family.

John and Vivian Zamora

March 1, 2013

Our prayers and thoughts are with the Brown Family.

Peyton & Ethan Brown

February 28, 2013

We love you Dad and will miss you always. RIP

Sherry & Tony Perry

February 28, 2013

So sorry for your loss. Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

February 27, 2013

John & I send our prayers and love to you and your children while you transition in the passing of your husband, Ricky. Some day you will be reunited with him in Heaven and we pray that his precious memory will comfort you in the days to come. Blessings on all of you....
John & Cheryl Free
Bryan, TX

Rita & Rodney Amos

February 27, 2013

Sweet Sweet Laurie & Family

We just learned about Rickie today. May you find comfort in God's Love and knowing that you will be reunited again one day in God's Heavenly Home where you will live throughout eternity. So sorry we couldn't be there today for you....but know you are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless each of you through this difficult time in your lives.

Our Deepest Sympathy

Monroe and Jan Jatzlau

February 27, 2013

Laurie and Family. May you keep reminding each other of the loving happy times.

February 27, 2013

Sorry sorry for the loss of your father, Peyton and Ethan.