Roderick "Dan" Brown

July 8, 1939 - April 11, 2023

Roderick "Dan" Brown, 83, a lifelong resident of Greybull, Wyo., passed away April 11, 2023, with his family by his side. 

Dan was born July 8, 1939, in Greybull to parents Cleo and Berniece Brown. He grew up surrounded by his siblings and attended Shell and Greybull schools. He met his future wife while driving his truck — he saw her riding her horse between Greybull and Basin and had to meet her. He married Carol Sue Dooley on March 1, 1960, in Greybull. He started his trucking company in 1958 and passionately ran the business until his last day with us for 65 years. His legacy will continue.  He enjoyed time with his family at home and in the outdoors. He loved boating, 4-wheeling, fishing and anything that he could do with his family.  Dan was hardworking, big hearted, honest and had a strong Catholic heart.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Charles Brown, sister Catherine Brown, sons James and Daniel Brown and granddaughter Amanda Brown. He is survived by his wife Carol Sue Brown, sons Tom (Kitty) Brown of Parkman, Wyo., Eddie (Wendy) Brown and Leroy (Michelle) Brown both of Greybull, Wyo., daughters Carol Brown of Cody, Wyo., Toni (Pete) Stein of Billings, Mont., and his brother John (Phyllis) Brown of Reader, N.D., 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and his large extended family including his much-loved nieces and nephews. 

A vigil service was held Sunday, 6 p.m., April 16, 2023, at Sacred Heart Church in Greybull. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, 10 a.m., April 17, 2023, at Sacred Heart Church in Greybull with Father Glen Szczechowski as celebrant. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Church in the memory of Dan Brown. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atwood Family Funeral Directors.