Rahlon Othello Brown, 90, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died Saturday, May 9, 2015.
Rahlon was born October 3, 1924 in Fleming, Colo., to Chancy and Irene (Miles) Brown.
He married Helen O’Neal in Sterling. Colo., and moved to The Dalles in 1952. She preceded him in death. Rahlon built boats working in the Portland Shipyards as a welder and then for Nichol’s Shipyard in Hood River. He was very proud of his work on the Sternwheeler.
Rahlon had nine siblings and only three are left. Keith in Colorado, Marlene Edwards and her husband Richard in Utah, and Richard in Louisiana, many numerous nieces and nephews including Vicky Bryden (Bruce) and caregiver and special friends Susan, Ron, Ronnie, Shelby Darnielle. Mr Brown resided the last couple years at The Dalles Health and Rehab Facility who cared and loved him like family.
Graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10:30 AM at the I.O.O.F. Threemile Cemetery.
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