Roger Douglas (Doug) Brown, 86, of Piedmont, Ohio, died Friday, April 8, 2022, in Union Hospital, Dover, Ohio.
He was born on March 26, 1936, in Chapmanville, WV, a son of the late Wayne J. and Mary Harriet Hill Brown. He was a Methodist by faith. He retired from LTV Steel in Cleveland, Ohio, and was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in Europe and occupied Germany. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars; the American Legion Post 0038 and the Masonic Lodge F & AM.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents were five brothers: Jack, Harrison, Joe, Jim, and Mike: three sisters: Jean, Mary, and Cordelia. Surviving, in addition to his wife, Jacquelyn (Jackie) Schlosser Brown are two sons: Roger (Linda) Brown Jr., Johnstown, Ohio, and Christopher (Jennifer) Brown, San Diego, California; one daughter: Jennifer (Todd) Gillis of Tullahoma, Tennessee; one brother, Johnny Brown and one sister: Diana Gibbney; five grandchildren: Kaeli and C. J. Brown; Douglas Brown and Jillian and Jesse Gillis.
There are not enough words to describe the full life that Doug Brown lived. Doug was a devoted husband to Jackie, the true love of his life. He and Jackie shared 61 wonderful years married in three beautiful homes that they built together. Doug's passion was his family. He was the biggest fan of his children and grandchildren. His love and support were unmeasurable as a dad, scout leader, baseball coach, horseshow dad, and golfer. Doug's wisdom was deeper than any ocean. He enjoyed telling stories, watching sports, and researching history. He was proud of his country. He was an American patriot through and through.
Doug will be deeply missed by everyone as he never met a stranger. His smile was gleaming, his handshake strong, his voice soft and honest, and his heart kind and full. He lived by his word "Wake up every morning and do the best you can do at everything that you do and you will sleep well at night."
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to woundedwarriorporoject.org/donate or www.stjude.org
A Celebration of Life will be held on June 11, 2022, at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover at 2 pm. Military honors will follow. Friends are invited to call at the Dover funeral home one hour prior to the service. A meal will follow at the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center.