In Memory of




Obituary for Richard John Brown

Richard J. Brown of Forest Ontario passed peacefully at Bluewater Health Hospital, at the age of 90 on February 26, 2021. Richard (Dick) was born in Sarnia.

Dick is survived by his wife, Marion of 70 years and four children Susan (John), David (Pam), Cindy, and Doug (Denise), 6 grandchildren Jacki (Matt), Cameron, Abby, Mathew (Jamie), Cori, Josh, 13 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Dick is predeceased by his parents Marguerite Govenlock and George Brown, and his older brother to Jim.

Dick had his own men’s wear retail business in Forest for years and was a well-known local professional photographer. One of Dick’s many passions was woodworking and his creative talents will be enjoyed by his family members for years to come.

Interment will take place at Beachwood Cemetery in Forest, Ontario at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, condolences can be made to Parkinson’s Society, Diabetic Society, or a charity of your choice.

Private family services will take place. Arrangements are entrusted to Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Street East in Forest. 519-786-4964. Please leave a memory or condolence online at