Darl H. Brown, 76, former civil engineer for the county highway department  and U.S. Navy veteran, of Augusta, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009.

Visitation 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at Burns Cemetery, Burns.

Darl was born in Burns, Kan. on July 28, 1933; the son of the late Frank Houghton and Ethyl (Buffon) Brown.

He is survived by: daughters, Darla Brown of Topeka,  Valarie Gatz and husband Bill of Hesston, Bonnie Nold and husband Joe of Augusta,  and Lori Lee Colgan and husband Jim of Atwood; brother, Frank H. Brown, Jr. of Ponte Vedra, Fla.; sister, Ruth Elaine Fredricks of Austin, Tex.; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Memorials to the Rivercross Hospice or the Veterans Administration.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.