Richard E. Brown, 86, of El Dorado, died Sunday, Sept. 9 at his home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
He was born on May 13, 1926 in Brighton, Mass., the son of Pearson and Emeline (Simmons) Brown. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Richard was a retired employee of the Postoffice, and had been both a mail carrier and postoffice clerk. Richard was a member of the VFW.
On Aug. 15, 1974, he was married to Jolene Simmons in Mesa, Ariz. She preceded him in death on Feb. 12, 2003.
Those who survive include a brother, Henry Brown of Florida, and a brother-in-law, Robert Simmons of El Dorado.
Carlson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.