Bobby Ray Brown, a resident of Morgan City, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at his residence.
Bobby was born to Dillon and Marie Brown on Friday, October 22, 1937, in Pampa, Texas. He has been married to his loving wife Barbara for a little more than 30 years. He was a gentle and loving husband, father and grandfather to his family and took good care of them. Bobby enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and fishing and appreciating God’s gifts to man. Bobby was loved by all who knew him and will be sorely missed.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Barbara Williams Brown of Morgan City; four daughters, Amy Andell Sosa and husband Ray of Coppell, Texas, Sonia Renee Ducote of Franklin, Patty Robicheaux and husband Marty, also of Franklin, and Jamie Bollhalter and husband Tim of Gibson; three sons, Glen Ghirardi Jr. and wife Mary of Morgan City, Roland Ghirardi of Berwick and David Ghirardi of Morgan City; one brother, Dillon Les Brown of Pioneer, Calif.; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, along with numerous nieces and nephews. The family also wishes to acknowledge three close and special friends, Guy Gilmore, Sonny Brignac and Leroy Ordoyne.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Dillon and Marie Brown; three brothers, Jimmy Brown, Dual Lee Brown and Billy Brown; and two sisters, Betty Childers and Alexia Childers.
Visitation was held today, April 2, 2012, at Twin City Funeral Home, 9-11 a.m., followed by a service of Christian burial at the funeral home. He was laid to rest following services in the Morgan City Cemetery.