Jerald Brown

Jerald Doyle “Dutch or J.D.” Brown, 75, died suddenly on Jan. 2, 2014, at his residence. He was born on April 21, 1938, in Uvalde to Georgie Ruth Connell Brown and Andrew Brown. He was the second of four children. Brown met his future wife, Wanda L. Taylor, while he was working as a cowboy on the Swenson Ranch in north Texas. They were married Feb. 1, 1958, in Paducah. According to the family, Brown was one to help anyone that needed his assistance. They said he enjoyed fixing things and could make anything run when no one else could. He also enjoyed watching his grandsons play sports and went to all their football and baseball games. Brown was a bulldozer operator with York and Hall of Uvalde, a professional truck driver, and a cowboy for 57 years. He is survived by his wife of 55 years; one son, Doyle “Buddy” Brown of Marble Falls; one daughter, Doyleen “Cissy” Routh and husband, Roy, of Uvalde; three grandsons, Roy Routh Jr. and wife, Katherine, Rusty Routh and Dusty Routh; three great-grandsons, Cauy, Cole and Cody Routh, all of Uvalde; one brother, Sterling “Red” Brown of Bandera; one sister, Vivian Jones of Uvalde; one uncle, Pecos Connell of Kerrville; brotherin-law, Wayne Taylor and wife, Ruby, of Amarillo; two sisters-in-law, Liz Foreman of Mineral Wells and Betty Moisant and husband, Clead, of Mid West City, Okla.; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and special friends, Beckie Brown and Judy Brown. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Ronnie Brown. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery. Pallbearers were Matt Cocchiaro, Foster Hearn, Roy L. Routh Jr., Rusty Routh, Dusty Routh and Cauy Routh.
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