Ronald Allen Brown
Ronald Allen Brown (74) was called home to be with
his Lord and Savior on June 3, 2023 after a courageous battle
with multiple health challenges.
Ron was born in Aberdeen, WA on April 15, 1949 to his
parents Gordon and Virginia (Madden) Brown. He was
the youngest of 3 children and grew up in the areas of
Aberdeen, Montesano, Centralia and Camas, WA. He
graduated from Camas High School in 1967 and continued
his education at Eastern WA State College and Mount Hood
Community College where he earned his Associate Degree
in Mortuary Science, obtaining his professional licenses as a
Funeral Director and Embalmer. Ron worked with his father,
Gordon Brown and brother, Gordy Brown at Brown’s Funeral
Home in Camas, WA and later becoming the owner of
Brown’s Funeral Home.
Ron spent his professional life building a business in the
funeral industry. Always focused on serving the communities
and their families with compassion, kindness and making it a
celebration of their loved ones life.
In his spare time he enjoyed watching his beloved Washington
Husky’s, Portland Trailblazers, Seattle Mariners and all the
C-W High School sporting programs. He enjoyed fishing,
hunting, playing cribbage, crossword puzzles, saying zingers
and one-liners, telling his stories and taking trips to the
beach. He was a member of North Lake Church in Camas,
Past Master at Clark Lodge #203, Washington Lodge #4,
North Bank Lodge #182, Scottish Rite Bodies, C-W Chamber
of Commerce and a Charter member of Sigma Phi Sigma
Ron is survived by his wife, Cathy; sons, Chris, Nick, Nathan
Brown; stepdaughters, Shannon White, Melissa Beaudoin;
numerous grandchildren and cousins. He was preceded in
death by his parents and brothers.
A special thank you to all the Peace Health caregivers and
Jason Doucett, Bill Martien and Patti Woodell that helped and
supported Ron in his final months.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Ron on Thursday, June
15th at 11:00 a.m. at Northlake Church, 500 SE Everett St,
Camas, Wa. In lieu of flowers Ron’s request was to make
donations to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 3101 SW Sam
Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239