Roy “Elmer” Brown, age 73, of Bowling Green, Mo., passed away April 6, 2013, at Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green.

Roy “Elmer” Brown, age 73, of Bowling Green, Mo., passed away April 6, 2013, at Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church with Father Bill Peckman officiating. Burial will be at St. Clement Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green.
Elmer was born September 29, 1939, in Bowling Green, the son of Roy C. and Anna Marie Sparks Brown.
On December 27, 1958, he married Juliana Marie Deters, who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Patti Crane and husband, Bill, of Bowling Green, Janice Luebrecht and husband, Martin, of Bowling Green, Mary Beth Gillum and husband, Mike, of Columbia, Jim Brown and Lori Mullens of Hannibal, Chris Brown and wife, Rita, of Hannibal, Laurie Schuckenbrock and husband, Mike, of Bowling Green and Melissa Millan and husband, Jim, of Hannibal. Grandchildren include Bethany Parr and husband, Jake, Ryan Crane and wife, Kelly, and Todd Crane; Nathan, Bradley, Daniel and Lauren Gamm; Kyle, Justin and Stephanie Luebrecht; Amy Patterson and husband, Justin; Creston and Taylor Brown; Carli and Brendan Watson; Ben, Andy and Emily Schuckenbrock; and Kate and Adam Millan. Great-grandchildren include Chloe Orr and Hudson Crane.
Also surviving are brothers, Edwin Brown and wife, Rosemary, Ernie Brown and Karen Williamson, and Charlie Brown and wife, Patty; two sisters, Evelyn Constable and Dona Riffle and husband, Junior; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother-in-law, Leroy Constable.
He grew up and lived his entire life in Pike County. Elmer worked as a meat cutter for years in several area grocery stores, including Temple Stevens, IGA, A & P, Jones Bi-Rite and Healthway Dairy. He later worked for the Bowling Green High School until retirement. Elmer was a member of St. Clement Church.
Pallbearers are Elmer’s grandsons. Serving as honorary pallbearers are his granddaughters.
Memorials may be given to St. Clement Charities.
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