Russell A. “Rusty” Brown, 48, of York Springs, died on Sunday, October 25, 2015
at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near Dillsburg. He
was born on January 4, 1967 in Camp Hill and is the son of Janet L. Brown of York Springs.
Rusty was a
1986 graduate of Bermudian Springs High School, and was currently employed with Markant Corp. in computer security at the
Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg. He formerly worked for the Commonwealth of PA. Rusty
enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping with his family and motorcycle charity rides. He was an avid Pittsburgh
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his devoted wife of 26 years,
Meribeth E. (Marpoe) Brown, one son, Ian R. Brown and one daughter, Morgan E. Brown, both at home, one sister, Chris Brown
of Lewisberry, his mother-in-law, Janice (Barrick) Marpoe of Newville and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He
was predeceased by his maternal grandparents; William E. and Mabel S. Brown and his father-in-law, Gilson E. Marpoe, Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S.
Hanover St, Carlisle, with Pastors Daniel and Linda Summers officiating. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery,
York Springs. A visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Saturday. Memorial
contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Way, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Our hearts are broken with the loss of Rusty. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
To the Brown Family
We send our sympathy
and condolences to you on the loss of Russ.
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Love the Weiant
So sorry to hear of your loss.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
May you find comfort in the arms in our Holy Father.
Many Blessings Debby Griffith
Meribeth - your
family has been and will continue to be in our prayers...for peace, comfort, and strength. We are so sorry for your sudden
loss. Matthew 5:4
Love, Heidi & Tyler Clark
I was very sorry to hear of this tragedy. I am a work friend of Rusty from the Senate, and was very fond
of him. Since hearing the news, I could see his face, smile, and hear his laugh remembering conversations with him in the
halls and his cubical. We last spoke on the phone a few months back about some technical stuff, and I was reminded how much
I missed seeing him day to day.
I can only imagine how this hurts all of you, but know there is someone else
that is thinking about his loved ones and is praying for you all during this time. Heaven will be even made sweeter by his
God bless all of you and help give you peace.
Meribeth, we know that no words can help ease the pain and loss you are feeling right now. Please
know that everyone at Markant Corporation shares your loss. Rusty was a pleasure to work with. There is no doubt he will
be greatly missed by all of us. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts. Ivy, Carl, Keith, Mike, Ryan, TJ, Will,
Leo, Greg, Robert and Curtis.
Chris - we are so sorry
to hear about the loss of your brother. Cling to your memories and the good times you shared. Prayers and sympathy to you,
his wife, kids, your mom, and the rest of the family.
Cherry & George Felts, Jr.
To the Brown family, thoughts and prayers with you at this very sad time. Rusty loved
his family more than anything and lived life to the fullest. It was an honor to have known him.
Dear MB and family,
I was so saddened to hear about Rusty, someone
I met in 1st grade and then worked with at Hardee's where we all became friends. He shared much laughter and smiles
with this world for which I am grateful. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Tina (Duncan) Thomen
Rusty and I worked together at DLA. He was a genuine, down to earth guy that
I could spend hours talking (and me learning) about fishing, hunting, or anything outdoor related. I'll miss you buddy.
Best wishes to your family.
Rusty and I started
work for DLA on the same day in 2009. He always had a great attitude, and if it weren't for his perspective I wouldn't
be the same person. I always enjoyed our conversations about kayaking, hunting, Steelers, and creek-nics. He was always
proud of his family. It won't be the same without him.
Dear MB & kids,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Rusty. You are in Our thoughts and Prayers.
Ann & Jerry Bates
So sorry for your
loss. Though I have not seen Rusty in a number of years, I still remember spending time with him and MB at their place in
York Springs and from time to time when he worked at the Capitol. We played ball together at Bermudian as well. He was a
great teammate, hard worker at whatever he did, free spirit and full of life.
I have never met his kids, but
if you turn out anything like the Rusty I knew, that would be a success story.
May God bless you and care for
you all in the most difficult of times.
MB, so sorry to hear about Rusty. You both were good friends to me back at Hardees and now I wish I had made
more of an effort to keep in touch. I can remember hanging out at the cabin and all the crazy times we had back then! I am
in Winston-Salem, NC now but my friend Scott in D-burg notified me when he saw this. My thoughts and prayers are with you
and your family. Please take care! firstname.lastname@example.org
May your memories of your Husband and Dad always be in your hearts. Although we don't know the answer;
we know that trusting God will get us through our tough times. May God richly comfort each of you.
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