Thomas R. Brown, 60, of Akron, passed away on Oct. 5, 2018 after battling cancer. Tom was born in Akron on July 7, 1958 to Donald and Faith Brown. He had a great sense of humor and he could be found raiding the fridge. He will be missed by his mother, Faith Brown; sons, Kody (Leeza) Brown, Austin Brown, and Thomas (Melissa) Hood; siblings, Terry, Jimmy, Shari, and Vicki Brown; four grandchildren; special friend, Amy Fish; many nieces, nephews, and friends. A celebration of Tom's life will be held on Oct. 10, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron.