Bobby E. Brown

October 07, 1936 ‒ November 03, 2018

Galion, Ohio

Bobby E. Brown, 82, of Galion passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born October 7, 1936 in Banner Springs, Tennessee and was the son of Earl and Dorothy (Hall) Brown.

Bobby lived most of his life in Galion and worked for many years and retired from the former Galion Peabody. He was well-known around town and will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his big heart.

Bobby is survived by sisters Susie Chapman, Shirley (Roger) Fissell all of Galion, Novella Hobson of North Baltimore, Ohio; brother Romie Steve (Karen) Brown of La Vista, Nebraska; special cousin Sherry Gray of Galion and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Casto Brown; a sister Betty Hedges and recently his best friend Tim Cornwell.

There will be no formal service.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Bobby Brown, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Dear uncle bob. You were one of a kind. You taught me about laughing at anything and having fun. You had a heart of gold and i will love you forever and miss you everyday 🙁

  • Bobby was my uncle Tim’s very best friend, and Tim thought the world of him. We are very sorry to hear of bobby’s passing and send our deepest condolences in this difficult time!

    The Tim Cornwell Family

  • I only knew him as uncle Bob. He was a friend of my son. But I know he was always willing to help people. He had a good heart. He is now in heaven doing what needs to do for your arrivel.

  • I am sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing! I worked with him at Peabody for many year. We had lots of good times, we’ll miss seeing him at Drug Mart with Tim Cornwell, where we had lots of laughs & talking about the good ole days at Peabody. We pray for peace an comfort for the family!

  • We all called him uncle Bob cause he always welcomed us and made us feel like family he was humorous and fun to associate with he will be greatly missed as well as his friend Tim cornwell god took them home to soon prayers to family and friends in this sad time of passing. Your friend always Bob and Tim Bill Payne