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Randy Thomas Brown

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia. A Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Columbia for Randy Thomas Brown, 68, of Columbia, who passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at his residence. Elder Willard Powell will officiate.

As a longtime resident of Marion and Walthall County, Randy was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He loved nature and was happiest when walking through the woods. Many memories were made between Randy and his parents, and one of their fondest together was salt water fishing. Everyone that knew Randy understood how he cherished his friendships. As a 1973 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, Randy was owner and operator of Western Auto in Tylertown for 45 years.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Tom & Mayzell Brown; and one Sister, Wixie Ann Brown.

He is survived by his Wife of 27 years, Peggy McWhorter Brown, of Columbia; one Step-daughter, Valerie Rodriguez (Patrick), of Carlsbad, California; two Grandchildren, Patrick "P.J." Rodriguez, April Rodriguez, both of Carlsbad, California; one Sister-in-law, Salty Pendarvis, of Columbia; one Brother-in-law, Mike McWhorter (Marilyn), of Tylertown; and a number of Nieces and Nephews.

Pallbearers will be Mike McWhorter, Cass Barnes, Vernon Watts, Neal Goldman, Joel McWhorter, and Jeffrey McWhorter.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Randy Thomas Brown
July 8, 1951 - January 13, 2020





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