Owen Robert Brown passed away at the Golden & District General Hospital on Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at the age of 83 years. A Memorial Service was held at the Golden Senior’s Center on Monday afternoon, September 15th with family and friends presiding.
Interment of Owen’s cremated remains followed in the family plot of the Golden Community Cemetery.
Owen was born in Nelson, B.C. on November 13, 1930 and had been a resident of Golden since 1959. He was involved in many business ventures over the years including the Chevron, Dairy Bar, Brown’s Sports Shop and, most recently gold mining and panning. Owen’s hobbies included his work, snowmobiling and going north to the Yukon. He loved travelling south to Escondido, California and every once in a while, the car ventured through Las Vegas. Owen was very dedicated to his wife Doreen and spent many years caring for her.
Owen was predeceased by his beloved wife Doreen in 2013, his parents, siblings Rody and Colin, his son Tim in 2011 and son-in-law Bryan in 2011. He is survived by two children: Janice Englehart of Golden and Robert (Bette-Lou) Brown of Kimberley; seven grandchildren: Shawn, Andrew, Kayla, Jason, Alexander, Samara and Cameron; three great grandchildren: Lacey, Keaton and Kayden, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Owen’s family by viewing his obituary at: www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.