Funeral services for Roy Howard Brown, Jr., age 67, of Shelbyville will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2012 in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Ron Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Crowell's Chapel Cemetery in Halls Mill Community. Mr. Brown passed Sunday evening, August 26, 2012, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Visitation will be held from 5 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
A native of Shelbyville, he was the son of the late Roy Howard Brown, Sr. and Bessie Mae Dye Brown and was preceded in death by daughter Susan Lynn Brown and sister Janet Lee Hunt.
Mr. Brown owned and operated Brown's Taxi Service for some 25 years and during his younger days, worked for the city fire department. He was a member of the Emmanuel Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Letsie Sheffield Brown, children; Wayne Brown, Ray (Stacy) Brown, Wendy (Gary) Tucker all of Shelbyville, Randy Brown of Murfreesboro, grandchildren; Jonathan Brown, Chelsey Brown, Sierra Carr, Dustin Tucker and Haley Tucker and one brother, Thomas Brown.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.