Thomas Lester Brown 

Sept. 29, 1940

Aug. 30, 2013

Thomas Lester Brown, 72, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, at his home in Waxahachie. Mr. Brown was born Sept. 29, 1940, in Lincoln, Neb. before moving to San Antonio at a young age.

After graduating from San Antonio’s Brackenridge High School in 1958, he took a job with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. After working almost 32 years for the telephone company, he retired in 1991. Tom loved to bird hunt and play golf, both of which he passed on to his children. He is survived by his four children: Patrick Brown and Betty Saunders both of San Antonio, Michael Brown of League City and Jared Brown of Waco. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Waco, Texas.