Robert P. ‘Rob’ Brown, a funeral director/embalmer and certified crematory operator, has been with Chiles–Laman since 1997. He and his wife, Denise, have a son, Alan Hankinson. In 1988, Rob graduated from New Lexington High School, New Lexington, OH. He was honored in 2013, by being inducted onto the Perry County Baseball Hall of Fame. He attended Ohio University before graduating from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1993, and became licensed in 1994. Rob is currently vice president and had been past president of the Lima Kiwanis Club; member and past master of Fort Amanda Lodge #706 Free and Accepted Masons; member and past high priest of the Lima Chapter #49 Royal Arch Masons; member and past illustrious master of council #20 Royal & Select Masons; and member and current Commander and past Commander of Shawnee Commandery #14 Knights Templar; member of Ohio Priory #18 Knight of the York Cross of Honor; 32nd degree Mason Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton; member of Knights of Columbus council #2661 of Lima. Professionally, Rob is a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, and is a certified eye enucleator with the Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank. Rob and his family attend St. Charles Catholic Church.