Richard Allen was born April 26, 1940 in Williamsport, PA, a son of the late Chester and Agnes (Morgan) Brown.
Richard was a member of the 1958 Canton High School graduating class. He married the former Joeann Kilbourn in Grover on October 1, 1959. They were blessed with 57 loving years together and raised five sons.
He was employed for many years as a security guard for Masonite Corp. in Towanda until retirement. In earlier years, he worked at Canton Bellows Valvair Co.
Special times for Richard were shared with family; he adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and black powder rendezvous. He also followed NASCAR and was a big Carl Edwards fan.
Mr. Brown was a member of the Windfall United Methodist Church.
Besides his parents, Richard was predeceased by two grandsons; Joshua Brown and Tyler Brown; a sister, Eleane Monroe; a nephew, Kevin Brown and an infant brother, Donnie.
Rev. Josh Davinsizer officiated the funeral service, February 16th at the Pepper Funeral Home, Canton.
A private burial will be held in the Windfall Cemetery.
Consider a donation in Mr. Brown’s memory to “The Tyler Brown Memorial Fund” which helps families dealing with addiction, c/o Fellowship Bible Church, 121 Mud Creek Rd. Troy, PA 16947. Share condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com