Donald Leroy "Roy" Brown Sr.

April 25, 1951 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 68)


     Donald Leroy "Roy" Brown Sr., 68, of Alma, MI, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center, Alma.

     Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

     Donald Leroy "Roy" Brown was born in Alma, MI on April 25, 1951, the son of Donald and Shirley (Newman) Brown. He attended Alma Public Schools and graduated in 1986 with honors. On December 6, 1975, Roy married Julia Dawn Bearup in Alma, MI.

     Roy loved pictures of his family. He always enjoyed talking about flowers, especially lilacs.  Roy was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. He was always willing to help family and friends when they had a need.

     Roy is survived by his wife Julia Brown, daughter Brandy (Allan Dove) Brown of Terre Haute, IN, son Donald (fiancée Tiffany Cool) Brown of St. Louis, MI, 9 grandchildren: Paige, Georgia, Dixie, Trace, Lenore, Moneke, Donald III, Lilian and Lita Summer (due in October); great-granddaughter Heather, 4 sisters: Darlene, Theresa, Mary Lou, and Jayne; 2 brothers: Danny, and Doug; and many nieces and nephews.  Roy was preceded in death by his father Donald Brown, mother Shirley Beggs, and brother Steve Brown.

     Donations may be made to the family. Online condolences for the family may be made at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI.

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Memorial Service will be held at a later date

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