Gary Q. Brown
Gary Q. Brown, 63, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, in Austin, Texas. He was born on Sept. 7, 1943, in Brady, Texas, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Brown and is preceded in death by his father, Charles A. “Buster” Brown. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Jane; his mother, Nita Brown; his son Mike Brown and wife Gina of Austin; his daughter Dana Donahoe and husband Ja
mes of Dallas; and his granddaughter Ellie Donahoe of Dallas.
Gary had more than 40 years of banking experience and most recently served on the Board of Directors and as Executive Vice-President for the First-Lockhart National Bank. He began his banking career with eight years at The Bank of Austin before joining the Lockhart State Bank in 1976, where he served on the Board of Directors and as Vice President, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer. Gary was a graduate of Lockhart High School and a graduate of Southwest Texas State University.
Gary was a well-loved and well-respected member of the community, having served as President and Director of the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce, Director of the Lockhart Kiwanis Club, Director of the Lockhart Industrial Foundation and Director of the Lockhart Golden Age Home. He was named Lockhart”s Most Worthy Citizen in 1994. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Lockhart, where he served on the Administrative Council and the Board of Trustees.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, at the First United Methodist Church at 313 W. San Antonio Street in Lockhart, Texas. Visitation was held at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 27, at McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan Street in Lockhart.
Memorial contributions can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Lockhart or to the American Cancer Society. The family would like to express its appreciation to Dr. Demetrius Loukas and his staff and to the nurses and staff at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas. We would also like to thank the directors and employees of the First-Lockhart National Bank for their continuous friendship, support and encouragement during his illness.
Services under the care and direction of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan Street, Lockhart.