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Reginald Keith "Reg" Drown NORTHFIELD - Reginald Keith "Reg" Drown, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at his home in Northfield with his family at his side. He was born Aug. 13, 1944, the son of Keith & Bernice (Puffer) Drown. Reg was the oldest child of Keith and Bernice, was born on Bernice’s birthday and attended Northfield schools. He married Mary Bruso Clayton in Arlington on July 1, 1979. Reg served in the United States Air Force and was a lifelong salesman. He worked for Economy Auto Sales, Cetrangelo Granite and was also a bus driver for Northfield schools. Reg also owned and operated a hunting and archery business named “Wild Wood Sports,” as well as the “Northfield Taxi.” Reg was a member of the National Rifle Association, United Methodist Church and Sorrel Maynard American Legion Post #63 of Northfield. He loved spending time with his family & pets, driving the back roads of Vermont, watching boxing, hunting and fishing, as well as doing hobbies, crafts and assorted collecting. He especially loved spending time fishing at the “floating bridge” in Brookfield and going to yard sales. Survivors include his mother, Bernice Drown, of Northfield; his loving wife, Mary, of Northfield; five children Danette Hardin and husband Mike, of Wetumpka, Alabama, Dana Drown and wife Rebecca, of Winooski, Paul Clayton, of Northfield, Dalyn Drown and wife Emily, of Orland Park, Illinois, Taylor "Birdie" Drown, of Northfield; four siblings Roger Drown, of North Carolina, Frank Drown, of Northfield, Fred Drown, of Northfield, Ashton Drown, of Graniteville; eight grandchildren Garrett Hardin, Connor & Cameron Drown, Jackson & Reese Clayton, Cecelia & Tucker Drown, Mitchell Haney; and many nieces and nephews. Reg was predeceased by his father, Keith Drown; his sister, Nellie Drown; and grandson, Hoyt Hardin. In keeping with Reg’s wishes, there are no calling hours. A celebration of his life is planned for the summer of 2019 following burial in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. Donations may be made in Reg’s memory to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Berlin, VT 05641. Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield is assisting with the arrangements.

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Danette Hardin

Daddy - I love you so very much and will miss you terribly, and all those phone calls too! I hope you and Hoyt are having a good time getting to know each other up in Heaven. You always wanted to get to know him better. He's a good boy and what better place to get to know someone. I love you Daddy!

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