Services for Ryndol L. Brown Sr., 74, of Davilla were held Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at Phillips & Luckey Chapel in Rockdale with Rev. David Cox of First Baptist Church in Davilla officiating. Burial was in Davilla Cemetery.
Mr. Brown died Saturday, Oct. 10, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.
He was born Nov. 27, 1934, in Milam County to Walter Lee Brown and Pearl Caffey.
He married Dorothy Winfrey on Jan. 1, 1955, in Davilla.
Mr. Brown was a Davilla resident for the past 18 years and was formerly of Houston.
He worked as a mechanic for Sears in Houston for 41 years. After retiring, he was employed by Rockdale ISD and Thorndale Oil Mill. He also owned and operated a community store and post office in Davilla.
Mr. Brown was a member of First Baptist Church of Davilla.
He worked with the Boy Scouts for many years and his hobbies included hunting, fishing and gardening.
Mr. Brown loved to keep company with his little dog, "Punkin."
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Raymond and Ray Brown; and a sister, Mozell Daniels.
Survivors are his wife, Dorothy Brown of Davilla; a son, Ryndol L. Brown Jr. and wife Lisa S. of Rogers; two daughters, Patricia Lynn Lowery and husband James of Pinehurst, Karen Ann Sessions and husband, Robert of Granger; six grandchildren, James Brandon Lowery and wife Kristi, Jeremy Lee Lowery and wife Leticia, Ryndol L. Brown III and wife, Lisa, Jacolby Dustin Brown, Ryan Robert Sessions and Brandy Nicole Sessions; five great-grandchildren, Destiny Nicole Sessions, Grayson Nathaniel Brown, Peyton Noelle Lowery, Laycee Nicole Lowery and Carson James Lowery; and a sister, Ruby Stubbs of Austin.
Pallbearers were his grandchildren, Brandon Lowery, Jeremy Lower y, Ryan Sessions, Brandy Sessions, Ryndol Brown III and Jacolby Brown.
Honorary pallbearers were John Culp, Davy Street, John Robert Caffey and Charlie Urobonic.
Memorials may be made to Davilla Cemetery, c/o Patty Cargill, P.O. Box 101, Davilla, TX 76523.