Frank Beverly Brown III

Frank Beverly Brown III passed away January 23, 2009 at Richardson Regional Medical Center in Richardson, Texas. Services are set for 11 a.m. Monday at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry House officiating. Interment will be at College Station Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, 4 to 6 p.m.

Frank was born March 17, 1921 and grew up on the Texas A-M campus. He served as an Army Air Corps pilot in WWII attaining the rank of Captain. He attended Texas A-M College. After the war he and his wife, Kathleen Mangum Brown, known as Kitty, returned to College Station where he was manager for R. B. Butler and Bryan Building Products. They moved to Richardson in 1968. He retired as National Sales Manager for Scotsman Ice Machines.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Kathleen Mangum Brown, their three children; son, Frank IV and wife Janice; daughters, Margaret Millikin and husband Bill, Susanne Fagan and husband Peter; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be his three grandsons, Paul Fagan, Michael Millikin, and Parks Brown, great-grandson Clark Johnson, Jim Cashion and Joel Warmolts.


  1. Kitty and family. The loss of Frank has deeply saddened our family. I know each of you will miss him tremendously. We will miss him too. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time.

  2. Dear Kitty and other Brown, Millikin – Fagan family members,

    My heart goes out to you all in this time of your loss. Frank was a wonderful man, a terrific husband – father, and a great grandfather and great-grandfather. It was my pleasure and honor to have known him. I send you my very deepest condolences. I am sorry for being unable to attend his service this morning.

    Best regards,

    Matthew Bell

  3. We regret our not being able to attend the services, but our thoughts are with Kitty, Margaret, Suzie, Frank and the rest of the family as they reflect on the life and wonderful memories they shared with Big Frank. We, too, have fond memories of him throughout the years.

  4. We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Frank. We have so many special memories of our time together at the lake. Those memories we will always cherish. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Kitty, and your family.
    Love and hugs,
    Harry and Candee Myers

  5. To express our deep sympathy to you on your loss. We thank Mr. Brown for serving our country during WW II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. You were a member of ‘the greatest generation’. Thanks for all your contributions to Bryan-College Station thru Bryan Building Products. May God’s Speed Be With You Airman.