It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Robert “Rob” John Brown on Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the age of 42. Beloved husband and best friend of Laura Brown. Awesome father of Alisha (Cris) Surman, Robert Brown (Laura Marshall), Katlyn Brown, and Shkihia, Trinity, and Kristian Ramsay. Treasured Papa of Cylas Brown and Carter Surman. Cherished brother of Jerry Brown and Cathy (Leroy) Ziegler. Much-loved son of Dianna Brown (the late Clifford). Loved son-in-law of Terry Thompson and Bob Winn. Deeply missed by his best friends Roy Robb, Ken O’Brien, and Cris Surman. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews: Janine, Roger, Samantha, David, Matthew, Crystal, Ryan, Rachel, Erin, Paige, Catherine, Cody, Emma, Braeden, and Jamie, and great-niece Jasmine. Also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law, and extended family. Predeceased by his brother Rick and his sister Donna. Rob was a kindhearted man who deeply loved his family. He had a great sense of humour and loved life and lived it to the fullest. Rob will forever hold a special place in our hearts. Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A celebration of Rob’s life will be held at High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley St., Sarnia, on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).