08/30/2012 - Robert Gentry Brown
Funeral services for Robert Gentry Brown, age 47, of Chadron, Nebraska will be Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Chadron with Reverend Adam Davenport officiating.
Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:00 PM at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron.
Memorials can be given to an education fund for his children or the Chadron Youth Baseball organization. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Robert Gentry Brown of Chadron, NE passed away on August 25, 2012 at Chadron Community Hospital in Chadron. He was 47 years old. Rob was born November 4, 1964 in Kimball, NE to Curtis and Jackie Brown. He attended elementary and high school in Kimball, NE. He played football at Midland Lutheran and Chadron State College before graduating from Kearney State College.
Rob married Marilyn Hinn and to this union two children were born, Austin Robert and Trey Dalton. Rob later married Tiffany Teel on July 2, 2005. To this union two children were born, Jaelyn Denae and Theron Derrick.
He was a great husband and dad and loved spending time with his family. Attending his children’s activities was always a priority. Rob had a great love of all sports, but number one was baseball. He dedicated many years to the Chadron Youth Baseball program through coaching, serving on the Board and was the current president. He also loved playing softball as an adult. During his downtime, he relaxed by reading and watching TV.
Rob worked in the oil fields near Kimball during college and later for Montgomery Ward’s, and traveled around the state selling TV’s as a young adult. Later he managed Furniture World and most recently was the manager for the Scottsbluff and Chadron Sears stores. He liked interacting with people and talking to customers.
Wife: Tiffany Brown of Chadron, NE.
Children: Austin, Trey, Jaelyn, and Theron Brown of Chadron, NE.
Parents: Curtis and Jackie Brown of Kimball, NE.
Sister: Susan Gierhan of Kearney, NE.
Brother: Jerry and wife, Nancy Brown of McPherson, KS.
In-laws: Tim and Cheryl Teel of McCook, NE.
Brother-in-law: Brett Teel and fiancé Kayla Harm of Doniphan, NE.
Nephew: Jonathan and wife, Sarah Gierhan of Kearney, NE.
Nieces; Jenny Gierhan of Kearney, NE; Trisha Langteau, Toni and husband Jared Schlager ,Tiffani and husband, Steve Floyd and their children, Garrett and Bailee of McPherson, KS.
Rob was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Michael Gierhan.
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements.
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