Bobby Brown, 72, died Wednesday, April 4, 2007.

He loved his church and church family , he loved sports and was an umpire and referee.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years Arva Sirmon Brown of Daphne, four sons, Pat (Andrea) Brown of Birmingham, Mark Brown of Daphne, David (Stephanie) Brown of Mobile and Bena (Sabrina) Brown of Daphne; nine grandchildren, Troy, Heith, Will, Hannah, Kathryn, Christian, Jonathon, Jaden and Jordan; other relatives and church family.

Funeral services and visitation were held Monday, April 9 at Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Fillingim officiating. Interment followed at Memory Gardens of Fairhope.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the Daphne United Methodist Church Community Life Center , P.O. Box 609 , Daphne, AL. 36526

Arrangements were made by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., Daphne.