Robert Brown

August 7, 1942 - June 11, 2016

08/07/1942 - 06/11/2016

Past Services

Tuesday June 14, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Tuesday June 14, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Wednesday June 15, 2016
11:00 am
Shadyside Presbyterian Church
Shadyside, OH
Wednesday June 15, 2016
12:30 pm
Belmont County Memorial Park
P.O. Box 205
Bellaire, OH 43906
304-695-3101 | Directions

Robert E. Brown (Bob), 73 of Bellaire, Ohio died Saturday June 11, 2016 at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Bellaire, OH on August 7, 1942 to the late Robert L and Gail (Meek) Brown.

Bob was employed for over 40 years by Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation and retired as Manager of Sales Engineering for Wheeling Corrugating Co. Bob was a past president of the Steel Deck Institute.

Bob was an active member of the Shadyside First Presbyterian Church for over 50 years and was currently serving as Clerk of Session.

He was a member of the Bellaire Ionic F&AM Lodge #438.

Bob loved the Lord, his family, his profession, and the family farm. He was particularly proud of his grandchildren and loved them all so much.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, sister-n-law, Shirley Kanzigg, Brother-in-law, Ralph Brinker and a grandson Derek Brown Elgart.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Jane (Polivka) Brown and his sons, Robert (Janell) Brown of Shadyside, Ohio and Todd (Amy) Brown of Coshocton, Ohio as well as two sisters, Josephine Brown Brinker of Bellaire, Ohio and June (Jim) Schlernitzauer of Shadyside, Ohio as well as a Brother-in-law, Lester Kanzigg of Neffs, Ohio. In addition he is survived by his grandchildren, Abigail, Jacob, Elizabeth, Noah, Marcus and Luke along with a niece and four nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave in Shadyside, Ohio 43947 on Tuesday June 14, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.

Services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday June 15 at the Shadyside First Presbyterian Church with Rev. David Roberts officiating.

Burial will follow in Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Shadyside First Presbyterian Church.

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Linda (Ball) Krueger
7 years ago

I believe Bob was one of my bus drivers when I was a kid growing up on Sand Hill Rd. in Bellaire. What a very nice person to have known. So patient with all the kids shenanigans on the bus. Was sorry to hear of his passing. God Bless his family.

Russell Beveridge
7 years ago

My condolences to the Brown Family,Bob was an important,and loved Brothren of IONIC LODGE NO438, he will be missed.

charles beall wellsburg wva
7 years ago

bob and i worked for wcco inthe1970’s iwas product mgr and he enginerring mgr.his ability to communicate with everyone gave us a leg up on our competitors .so sorry sorry for our loss at such aprime age

John Mattingly
7 years ago

Bob and I worked together on industry and committee work for years — SDI, ASTM, OSHA, AISI. We are almost exactly the same age. I always enjoyed our time together. He will be missed. My prayers and condolences to the family.

Roger Brockenbrough
7 years ago

I was sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I enjoyed working with him on the AISI committee for many years.

Helms Family Harry, Germaine, Jeff
7 years ago

No words can say how much Bob will be missed.
He always was supportive to the church and dedicated. His family made his smile sparkle ever so much. So sorry for your loss and ours.

Teri Morgan
7 years ago

My condolences to the family of Robert Brown. The Death of a loved one can be so Devastating, that words of comfort are sometimes are hard t think of, Please embrace the comforting words found in God’s Word the Bible at Isaiah 25:8. Once Death is done away we will never have to lose loved ones again. You can read this scripture online at

Staci Matheney
7 years ago

Todd, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Judy McClure Bartz
7 years ago

Was a pleasure to have known n work with him. He will be sadly.missed by all.

7 years ago

Bob was a co worker at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation and I always thought of him as a man with a gentle soul. May light perpetual shine upon him.