Rogel Brown Sr., 85

Rogel Eugene Brown, Sr., 85, died Dec. 9, 2015. 

He was born Dec. 20, 1939 to Theodore and Irene (Doyle) Brown. 

He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army.  A resident of Okeechobee since 1993, he was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shriners, DAV, VFW, American Legion, and Eagles.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife of 61 years, Darlene Brown, of Okeechobee, Fla.; three sons, Rogel “Butch” Brown, Jr. (Sharon) of Nobelsville, Gary Brown and Rick Brown both of Okeechobee; two brothers, Teddy Brown (Jan) of Defiance, Ohio, and Arnold Brown (Nancy) of Ney, Ohio; and sister, Barbara Mack (John) of Defiance, Ohio.

Visitation and services were Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospitals.

Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at,

All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass and Conway families of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Ave., Okeechobee, Florida, 34972.


Posted on 2015 Dec 17