Robert Troy Brown
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Robert Troy Brown, 68, of Sumiton, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at Baptist Medical Center Princeton in Birmingham. He was a member of East Walker Church of Christ for more than 35 years. He was employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad for more than 38 years. He also served in the U.S. Army and is a Vietnam veteran. Robert and Bonnie were married for 44 wonderful years.

Visitation will be today, Aug. 5, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Cedar Creek Church of Christ Cemetery in Oakman. Barry Bennett will officiate.

He was preceded in death by his father, Grady D. Brown; mother, Annie Brown; brother, Roger Brown; father-in-law, Bonnie Chappell; and mother-in-law, Alma Chappell.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Chappell Brown of Sumiton; sons, Kevin Brown (Kerry) and Jason Brown (Farrah); sisters, Shelby Knight (Tommy), Betty Williams (Joe) and Lisa Blackwell (Phillip); brothers, Jimmy Brown (Sherry), Herman Brown (Laura), Chester Brown, David Brown (Elouise), Gary Brown (Kristie) and Phillip Brown (Lisa); brother-in-law, Jerry Chappell (Diane); grandchildren, Jenna Lee Brown, Myla Paige Brown and Hudson Troy Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.