Rhys Brown (31) of Cedar Rapids passed away at his home on Friday May 28, 2021. Visitation will be Wednesday June 2, 2021 from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with a memorial service immediately following at 1:30pm. A livestream of the service may be accessed on the funeral home website under the obituary for Rhys Brown, under the video tab starting at 1:30pm on Wednesday June 2nd 2021.
Rhys Jacob Brown was born April 14, 1990 in Cedar Rapids Iowa. He attended Mt. Vernon Schools and Linn-Mar High School where he graduated in 2007. Rhys’ hobbies include mountain biking, hiking, snowboarding and playing with his dog, Jazz. He enjoyed water activities. He loved skateboarding and was involved in boxing. Rhys was very vigilant and knowledgeable in learning about health and wellness. He loved going to the gym or just taking a long bike ride in the woods. Rhys attended Antioch Church in Marion. Rhys loved working with his hands, he was a natural born carpenter. Rhys was a very clever and intelligent young man, there wasn’t a whole lot Rhys could not do. He enjoyed the companionship of his friends and family.
Rhys is survived by his mother Darcy Brown, father Robert Willenborg, grandmother Donna (Don) Hines, his brothers Lucas Carroll and Nash Brown and a niece Kaydence Brown, his aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Larry Dean Brown and his great grandparents Frank and Melva Brown and Jacob and Mildred Hartman.