Randall K. Brown, 53, of Texarkana, TX died Monday August 22, 2011 in a Mt. Pleasant, Texas hospital. He was born January 17, 1958 in Brady, TX. Mr. Brown was a member of Central Christian Church. He was an RN (BSN) at Titus Regional Medical Center and was the former owner of Randall K. Brown Photography.
Randall was married to Lori Hall in Jamaica on August 6, 1997.
Randall was an Eagle Scout, yearbook photographer, and a 1976 graduate of Texas High. He went to Texarkana College on a photography scholarship and then opened a professional photography studio in Texarkana. He later decided to change careers, earning his RN degree from Texarkana College and his BSN from University of Texas. He worked 15 years at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant, TX where he was a charge nurse over medical telemetry and received employee of the year in 2007. He was loved and respected by both staff and patients.
Randall was an avid fisherman, home-improvement enthusiast, grill master and loved to travel,
He is survived by his wife Lori Brown of Texarkana, TX; daughter Courtney Cockrum of Tyler, TX; parents Leon and Claudine Brown of Texarkana, AR; sister and brother-in-law Katrina and Gary Fuller of Rainier, OR; brother-in-law and wife Jeff and Kathy Hall of Hot Springs, AR; sister-in-law and spouse Janet and Brad Morgan of Texarkana, TX and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Central Christian Church in Texarkana, TX on Saturday August 27 at 2:00 pm, visitation to follow at the church. His body was donated to medical research. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at www.pancan.org or 1500 Rosecrans Ave, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
Arrangements are under the direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane. Online tributes can be sent at www.eastfunerals.com