Ronald D. “Ron” Brown - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Ronald D. “Ron” Brown

September 5, 1944 - August 12, 2019

          Ronald D. “Ron” Brown, age 74, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019.

          Born in Jefferson City, MO, on September 5, 1944, he was the son of the late Robert George and Wilma Mabel (Hudgens) Brown.  Ron graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science in 1967.  He earned his Masters of Science in Chemistry from the Michigan Technological University in 1968.  Before settling in Delaware, he lived in New Mexico, Texas and California.  Ron retired from Sun Oil in Marcus Hook as a Chemist Lab Manager after several dedicated years.  In his spare time, he enjoyed watching soccer and golf and took 56 cruises all around the world.

          In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his first wife of 26 years, Christine Brown.  He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Robin (Sheridan) Brown; daughter, Jennipher Sheets (Brian); sons, Justin Brown and Christopher Brown (Kelly); step-son, Andrew Smith; grandchildren, Gabrielle Sheets, Joshua T. Sheets and Kayla Sheets; great grandson, Jaxson VanKempen; and pug dog, Ollie Brown.

          All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ron’s memory to S.N.O.R.T. Dog Rescue, P.O. Box 6104, Hoboken, NJ 07030.


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11 Condolences for Ronald D. “Ron” Brown

  • Sending my deepest condolences to all of Ron’s family. May your memories provide some comfort during this difficult time.

    sue Soden

  • Robin, I am so very sorry for your loss. I am praying that your memories will help you through this difficult time!

  • We’ll miss him, Prayers

  • Robin, please be assured of my prayers for you and your family during this time of loss. I am so very sorry! ❤️🙏🏻

  • My thoughts are with Jennipher, Christopher, Justin, Robin, and the entire family during this difficult time. May cherished memories bring comfort.

    Niqole Varani, niece, cousin

  • Dearest Robin,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending all support and love to help you cope with this difficult time.

  • Robin and Family,
    Ron will be remembered with smiles as a wonder and kind man. You’re in my heart and prayers.

  • Robin, we’re so sorry Ron has passed. I was happy to be there when you married. We’re thankful you two were able to spend many happy years Cruising the World!

  • Sending our condolences to Robin and family on the sad passing of Ron, We remember him as a happy person and always very pleasant. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you.

    Richard and Steve Phillips

  • Robin – My thoughts are with you, Andrew and Ron’s family. He was a great partner in life and wishing the memories of your time together will bring you peace during this sad time and always. Pugs and cruises forever!


  • Sending infinite comfort, courage, and hugs to help support you during this difficult time. Ron was so fortunate to have you as his wife. May his memory be a blessing.