Obit — David Arthur Brown |

Obit — David Arthur Brown

A gathering of family and friends will take place Dec. 14 for David Arthur Brown, who died Dec. 9, 2002, at Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nev., following a brief illness. He was 56.

Mr. Brown was born Aug. 15, 1946, at Bigelow, Ark., and had been a resident of South Lake Tahoe since the 1960s. He attended one year at Sierra College. He joined the Army in 1967 and served in the Vietnam war. He received a Purple Heart and a Distinguished Service Medal. Mr. Brown worked for Allen and Rob Ross at the Camp Richardson

Corrals from 1965 to 1984. From the early 1980s until his death he worked for Lukins Brothers Water Company and Melvin L. Lukins & Sons as the field operation manager. He loved his family, friends, reading history, riding horses, helping people and animals, especially dogs.

He is survived by his father, Ephriam Brown of Bigelow, Ark.; brother, Mike Brown of Little Rock, Ark.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Linda Brown of Harleton, Texas, and Jimmy and Bertie Brown of Crosby, Texas; sisters and brothers-in-law, Golda and Marty Gruber of Las Vegas, Nev., Ruth and Glen Spatz of Harleton, Texas, Jerry and Gary Fokken of Bigelow, Ark., and Kathy and Dale Oney of Dubberly, La.; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Martha Harrington of Lovelock, Nev. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanette Gaddy Brown, and brother, Darrell Brown.

A gathering of family and friends will begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Yacht Club at the Tahoe Keys Marina, 2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe.

Donations in Mr. Brown memory may be made to the Tahoe Tallac Association or the Tahoe Heritage Foundation.

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