Larry Allan Brown
October 17, 1939 - December 18, 2016
Larry Allan Brown passed away December 18, 2016 at his home in Central Point, Oregon. Larry was born in Cobden, Illinois to Earl and Doris (Kelley) Brown. He grew up in Anna, Ill. His family moved to Thousand Oaks, California in 1953 where he graduated from Moorpark High School in 1957.
Larry joined the U.S. Army in 1958 and served for six years. He married Nicky Kover in 1960 and had three children, Shelly, Ronnie, and Carol. The family moved to Medford, Oregon in 1977. During his 39 years in Oregon he owned a successful muffler and radiator business in Medford, Grants Pass, and Merlin.
In 2001 Nicky passed away. Two years later he married Doris Dodd who was the love of his life for his remaining 14 years. They made their home in Central Point.
Larry is survived by his wife, Doris; daughters, Shelly Butler (Rick) of Phoenix, Ore. and Carol Arnold, of Central Point, Ore.; son, Ronald Brown; stepson, Steve Lowe (Kitt) of Brookings, Ore.; sister, Sue Shaw (Sandy) of Medford, Ore.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Harley. He was predeceased by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 North Keeneway Drive, Medford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Southern Oregon Humane Society, 2910 Table Rock Rd., Medford, Ore.