Randy F. Brown, 62


Randy F. Brown, 62, of Farmersville, formerly of Aledo, died on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at his home.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 3, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Speer Funeral Home in Aledo. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. The services will be livestreamed on the funeral’s Facebook page. Burial will be held at Aledo Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held in Litchfield at a later date. Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home in Springfield is assisting the family.

Mr. Brown was born July 18, 1958, to Charles F. and Mary K. (Nichols) Brown. He married Barbara Van Dyke on Dec. 18, 1993, and she survives.

He was a former teacher and coach at Westmer High School in Joy and Litchfield High School. He served as a financial advisor at AXA Financial and Mass Mutual, before retiring from Ameriprise Financial in Litchfield.

Mr. Brown was an avid reader and keen observer of politics. He loved to entertain others with historical trivia. He had a big heart and was always there for his immediate and extended family, as well as the four-legged variety, Kira and Hallie, his faithful companions.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Justin M. Brown; sister, Glenna C. (Steve) McGinnis; nieces, DeAnna (Dustin Morgan), Lacey and Shannon; nephew, Nick (Jessica Tunnell); and great-nieces, Maysun, Emma, Madison and Paisley.

Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents; and great-nephew, Hunter.

Memorials may be directed to the family to establish a trust for his son or to Paws Care of Montgomery County.

Online condolences to the family may be left at www.vancilmurphy.com.


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