Robert "Bob" Claude Brown

  • Born: September 27, 1929
  • Died: January 15, 2015
  • Location: Pauline, South Carolina

The J. F. Floyd Mortuary

235 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Tel. (864) 582-5451

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert "Bob" Claude Brown, 85, of Pauline, SC, died Thursday, January 15, 2015, at his home. Born September 27, 1929, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late John Basil Brown, Jr. and Johnnie Burgess Brown.

A U. S. Air Force veteran, he flew 100 missions over Korea as an F86 pilot. He was a 1950 graduate of Clemson University and enjoyed his career as a livestock auctioneer. He was also a member of Southside Baptist Church where he was a deacon and Sunday School Department Director.

Surviving is his cherished wife of 63 years, Patsy Ruth Ellis Brown; children, David Ellis Brown of Pauline, SC, Robert Todd Brown of Moore, SC, and Linda Diane Brown (David) Covington of Raleigh, NC; grandchildren, Ann Marie Brown (Javier) Sinobas, Robert Matthew Brown, Meredith Leigh Covington (Ryan) Clayton, and Jonathan Robert Covington; great-grandchildren, Isabella Marie Sinobas, Ariana Sinobas, and Maggie Leigh Clayton; and sister, Edith Brown Foster of Davidson, NC. He was predeceased by his son, Robert Claude Brown, Jr.; and brothers, T. Edward Brown, John B. Brown III, and Hugh B. Brown.

Visitation will be 10:00-10:45 AM Saturday, January 17, 2015, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM, at the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Schuyler Peterson and the Rev. David Blanton. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307.

Memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, 316 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306; or Mobile Meals Service, PO Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel


Condolence & Memory Journal

Was so sorry to hear about Uncle Bob's death. So sorry we were unable to be there for the service. You are in our thoughts and prayers and will continue to be in the coming days and weeks. We know the path you are walking and so does God. We pray He will wrap His loving arms around all of you and carry you through. With all our love Kay and Jimmy

Posted by Kay Ellis Thurmond    January 17, 2015

Dear Family, Bob and his dear wife were regular participants for the third Sunday lunches at the Glenn Springs Presbyterian Church. He had many friends who always enjoy seeing him. We will miss him. We can be thankful for his service to our country. Please know of our prayers for you. Bob, through his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ has entered his eternal home. For him a new day has begun. The Lord Bless and Comfort You. Bob & Geneva Pettit

Posted by Dr. & Mrs. B. E. Pettit - Spartanburg, SC - Friend   January 17, 2015

Pat and family, so very sorry for your loss. Please know many are praying for you and will certainly miss Bob. May you find peace in the days ahead by all of your fond memories.

Posted by Mildred Groce Little - Spartanburg, SC - Church friend   January 17, 2015

To the family of Mr. Brown. I am very sorry for your loss in this year 2015. It has been 9 years since I lost my dad and I still miss the times we had together. I will keep you in my prayers. I am a former member of Southside Bap.

Posted by B. Joyce Washington - Spartanburg, SC - friend   January 16, 2015

Bob was one of the finest men I've ever known. He was a fine wit and if HE said it you could take it to the bank!

Posted by Bob Hunt - Boiling Springs, NC - Cousin   January 16, 2015