Daniel “Hoot Owl” P. Brown, of Almond

ALMOND-Daniel “Hoot Owl” P. Brown, 60, of 6969 Route 21, Almond, died Saturday evening (January 28, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, following a brief illness.

Born in Hornell on June 27, 1956, he was the son of Robert & Kathleen (Watkins) Brown.

Dan grew up in almond and attended Alfred-Almond Central School.

He had been employed as a plumber for nearly 35 years at Alfred University. Dan was an avid hunter & fisherman and had been a member of the Arkport American Legion. His favorite pastime was “Hoisting A Few” with his many friends, especially at the Old Mill Inn.

In addition to his parents, Dan was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Robert Brown and Thomas Brown; 1 sister, Marjorie Stephens.

Surviving are several nieces, nephews & cousins and his beloved dog, Shadow.

At Dan’s request there will be no calling hours. Friends are invited to attend a “Gathering of Remembrance” on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM at the Old Mill Inn located at 1 Depot St., Alfred Station, NY 14803.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Dan’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to Trout Unlimited – Chapter 706 (Upper Genesee River Chapter), 7282 Route 305, Belfast, NY 14711.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.