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Richard Brown

October 23, 1984 — February 28, 2021

Born in Gallatin, TN on October 23, 1984 Departed on February 28, 2021 and resided in Portland, TN Visitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation CenterWednesday March 3, 2021 4:00pm to 8:00pmThursday March 4, 2021 11:00am to 2:00pmFuneral Service: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center Room: ChapelThursday March 4, 2021 2:00pm
Richard Anthony Brown

Born in Gallatin, TN on October 23, 1984

Departed on February 28, 2021 and resided in Portland, TN

Visitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center Wednesday March 3, 2021 4:00pm to 8:00pmThursday March 4, 2021 11:00am to 2:00pmFuneral Service: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center Room: ChapelThursday March 4, 2021 2:00pm

Richard Anthony Brown, age 36 of Portland, TN passed away February 28, 2021. He was born October 23, 1984 in Gallatin, TN to Ricky and Linda Gayle (Vanhooser) Brown.

Richard is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Chellis (Faye) Vanhooser; paternal grandmother, Patricia Ann Brown.

In addition to his parents, Richard is survived by sister Patricia Brown Rollin (Danny Dobbs Jr.); nephews, Corinthian Rollin and Fayden Dobbs; paternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Bobby and Carolyn Brown; aunts, Lueann, Bonita, Kim, Teresa, Debbie and Dawn; several cousins and special friends; and fur baby, Opie.

Richard was an Ironworker. He enjoyed riding motorcycles. He was a member of young Marines and was a die-hard Kansas City Chiefs fan.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 4th at Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center at 2:00pm. Burial will follow at Crestview Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 3rd from 4:00-8:00pm and Thursday, March 4th from 11:00am until time of service.

*If you are planning to attend visitation or service, please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com. (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555

16 Comments Bob and Carolyn Brown March 2, 2021 at 12:58 am - Reply

We are so sadden-by this news. It doesn't
Seem real. The family will be in our continued prayers..we are hoping God
Gives you eternal peace.

Ricky and Gayle Brown March 5, 2021 at 5:41 am - Reply

Thank you for your condolences

Ruth Wright March 2, 2021 at 3:27 am - Reply

Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one! We know what you are going thru. Our Son died Aug. 7, 1984 at age 22 . Time helps but it is slow. Keep the good memories. May the Lord give you much strength and courage at this time. God Bless each of you . Love and Prayers . Ruth and Jo Ann

Shantesia Diets - Frazier March 18, 2021 at 6:43 pm - Reply

I HAD NO IDEA. BUT I DO KNOW HEAVEN GAINED AN AMAZING ANGEL AND A YOUNG MAN GONE WAY WAY TO SOON FROM THIS WORLD. IM SO SORRY RICKY AND GAIL AND TRISHA TO KNOW YALL ARE GOING THRU THIS. MY PRAYERS AND MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YALL. R.I.P RICHARD BROWN. YOU WERE AN AWESOME, AMAZING, AND ONE OF A KIND TYPE OF GUY. A GOOD GUY WITH THAT BAD BOY ATTITUDE AND MICHEVIOUS FUN RISKY DARE DEVIL SIDE. IM GONNA MISS U BUDDY.

Arin Graves March 2, 2021 at 3:54 am - Reply

From my family to yours our prayers are with you all! There was ever an angel that walked among us it was you Richard! Since he was a kid he had that smile that would stop you in your tracks! He was that guy that would call you when you least expected it on your worst day and turn things around! I just want to say I miss you and I love you my friend!

Mike & Judy March 2, 2021 at 4:38 am - Reply

Our thoughts and prayers are with you! May God carry you through the sudden unexpected loss of a child. We know not what God plans for our lives, but we do know that He has one from the moment he creates us. Whatever God’s plan was for him on earth, he completed it. We can rest assured he has a much bigger plan for Him now in His kingdom. I enjoyed meeting and talking to him the last conversation we shared the last time we also saw Uncle Chellis. Remember he left this family here to now join his family there. He did not make his journey alone for God walked with him. We love you!

Connie Alexander March 2, 2021 at 4:47 am - Reply

Linda, my heart breaks for you. I know the pain too well. I will pray God wraps you in his arms.

Sue Allen March 3, 2021 at 7:57 pm - Reply

I am so sorry. I know exactly what you are going through. It takes time but God is there with each and everyone of you. Call if you need to talk.

Sue&Olie Allen

Connie L Keith March 2, 2021 at 11:15 am - Reply

I’m so sorry ..I pray for God to wrap his ever lasting loving arms around you your husband and your family! I love you my friend Linda Gail!

Sarah Woods March 2, 2021 at 1:43 pm - Reply

I’m so very sorry for this loss. Richard was one of the good ones. He was a great friend when I didn’t know I needed one years back and helped me out of a depression. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Condolences and deepest sympathies for your loss. Rest easy old friend, find peace.

Cathy Wilson March 2, 2021 at 11:33 am - Reply

I am so sorry for your loss. I was fortunate to have Richard as a student at Gallatin High School. I am grateful I had the opportunity to know him. Prayers for comfort and peace.

Cathy Wilson March 2, 2021 at 11:45 am - Reply

I am so sorry for your loss. I had the privilege to have Richard as a student at Gallatin High School. I am grateful to have known him. Prayers for comfort and peace at this heart breaking time.

Kelly Birdwell March 2, 2021 at 8:53 pm - Reply

It’s has been years since i have seen or talked to Richard we used to live close togather as kids and played togather even though it’s still hard to believe he is gone Gale and Ricky im so sorry for your lost sending lots of prayers to the family

Diana akers March 4, 2021 at 10:36 pm - Reply

Sorry for your loss I remember him we lived next door my boys Donald and Joey akers

Terri Rogers March 5, 2021 at 11:53 am - Reply

Gayle I am so deeply sorry for the loss of your son. Its not right for the parent to bury their child supposed to be the other way around. If you need anything please let me know. Sending you lots of powerful vibes to help you get thru this rough time.

Lisa McKeen March 5, 2021 at 1:34 pm - Reply

I’m still trying to wrap my head around this. You’re not supposed to question the good Lord but at times like this I find it hard not to. I’m so sorry I didn’t get to attend his service so I wanted to pay my respect here. Richard was one of the nicest most gentle creatures I’ve ever met. He loved his family and would give anyone the shirt off his back. It’s crazy bc not even a month ago he and were chatting and the depth of the conversation was life’s too short to be unhappy. He was an easy listener and an absolute great friend n person and I’m proud to have known him. To all the family, especially his mother Gayle, I love u and will keep u lifted in prayer. He would want ppl to not dwell but this ones gonna be sore for a very long time. Rest easy Ticky. You’re missed terribly. Thank you for reminding us that we better get to livin. I’m sending hugsss to the clouds babe.

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