Raymond A. Brown, of Rialto, California, formerly an Elyria and Oberlin resident, died June 12, 2007, after a lingering illness. He was born September 17, 1939 in Elyria. Raymond, a 1958 graduate of Oberlin High School, was a retired Postal Service employee, and a business entrepreneur in Mexico. His hobby was as a visual artist.
Surviving him is his son, Jeffrey of Cleveland; sisters, Mary Ellen Knight and Janice Wortham of Rialto, CA and Shirley Brown of Columbus; brothers, Alvin of Somerdale, NJ and Ernest of Paramount, CA; aunts, Alverna McBride and Bertha Woolbright, of Elyria; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by parents, Fred and Cadella Brown; sisters, Rosemary Brown and Carol J. Carter.
A memorial service was held June 15, 2007 in Rialto, CA.