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In Memory of

Steve Lee Brown

February 4, 1948 - August 14, 2010

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Steve Lee Brown

A funeral service for Steve Lee Brown, 62, of Nacogdoches, Texas, will be Tuesday, August 17, 2010, at 10:00 am at Sunset Chapel Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors with Bro. Todd Muckleroy and Bro. Sonny Scarborough officiating. Steve passed away at his home on Saturday, August 14, 2010, in Nacogdoches, Texas. Steve was born on February 4, 1948, in Pryor, Oklahoma to Robert Lee Brown and Hazel Marie Wise Brown.

On December 31, 1966, Steve and Oleta Perry were married in Center, Texas. They celebrated 43 years together. Steve was also...

Steve Lee Brown

A funeral service for Steve Lee Brown, 62, of Nacogdoches, Texas, will be Tuesday, August 17, 2010, at 10:00 am at Sunset Chapel Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors with Bro. Todd Muckleroy and Bro. Sonny Scarborough officiating. Steve passed away at his home on Saturday, August 14, 2010, in Nacogdoches, Texas. Steve was born on February 4, 1948, in Pryor, Oklahoma to Robert Lee Brown and Hazel Marie Wise Brown.

On December 31, 1966, Steve and Oleta Perry were married in Center, Texas. They celebrated 43 years together. Steve was also a devoted Dad and PawPaw.

Steve served in the United States Army from January 1968 to January 1970. Steve served his country as a helicopter crew chief in Vietnam with the 195th Assault Helicopter Company. On March 2, 1969, Steve was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for Heroism while participating in aerial flight and by voluntary actions above and beyond the call of duty in support of Special Forces Reconnaissance Patrol.

For 35 years Steve worked in the oil and gas industry as a Pipeline Welder and also worked non-union and union as a member of the Pipeliner Local 798 U.A. He loved working out west.

Steve loved the outdoors spending several hours hunting, fishing, and riding horses. He was also and avid reader and volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign War Memorial Post # 3893, where he served as Judge Advocate, Junior Vice Commander, and Senior Vice Commander. Steve also enjoyed classic cars. Later in life he gave his life to Christ and became a devoted Christian. Steve enjoyed attending services at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Steve was also very proud of his Choctaw Indian Heritage. He enjoyed attending tribal pow-wow's and donating money to various Indian organizations.

Steve is survived by his wife of 43 years, Oleta Perry Brown; father, Robert Lee Brown; sons, Steven Daniel Brown and wife Dusty of Cushing, Texas, Perry Lee Brown and wife Amber of Nacogdoches, Texas, Edward Oliver Brown and wife Sara of Nacogdoches, Texas; grandchildren, Stephanie Danielle Brown, Jesse Tanner Brown, Sarah Elizabeth Brown, and Dean Havis Brown; sister, Linda Marie Motherwell and husband Walter; brother, Wayne Brown and wife Rose of Mt. Enterprise, Texas, and brother Larry Lynn Brown of Nacogdoches, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.

Steve was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Marie Brown; grandparents, Melvin Robert "Slim" and Frankie M. Milsap Wise, Edward "Ed" and Eula Davis Brown.

Pallbearers will be Steven Brown, Perry Brown, Ed Brown, John Ball, John Oliver Perry, and Herbert Hancock.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Lynn Brown, Jimmy Cosby, and Members of The V.F.W. Post #3893.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Jones Academy, HCR 74 Box 102-5, Hartshorne, Oklahoma; an American Indian Dormitory School for at risk Indian Children.

The family would like to give special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of Overton Brooks Veterans Administration Medical Center of Shreveport, LA and to the caring staff of Hospice of East Texas.

Visitation will be Monday, August 16, 2010 at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors from 5:00 pm until 7:00pm.

Condolences may be offered at www.casonmonk-mercalf.com.

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