Dave Brown death: Former KRGV Sports Director & Journalist passed away, cause of death and obituary

Dave Brown cause of death. (Source: Facebook)

KRGV Channel 5 News is saddened by the news of the passing of their longtime Sports Director Dave Brown. According to reports, Dave Brown spent 45 years working for KRGV-TV Sports before retiring at the time of his death. Keep reading to know more about Dave Brown and his cause of death in detail.


Who was Dave Brown?

For 45 years, Dave Brown covered sports for Channel 5 in the Rio Grande Valley. 2020 saw his retirement. He lived in Brownsville Texas. At Texas Christian University, Dave Brown earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in communication and media studies.

Without a script or teleprompter, Brown was renowned for his ability to deliver his sportscasts. Additionally, he developed the well-known segments 60 Sports Seconds and Dave’s Dozen. It is believed that Dave’s Dozen was Brown’s weekly ranking of the top high school football teams in the RGV, and 60 Sports Seconds was a reel of sports’ high and low points.

Brown was a well-liked personality in the Rio Grande Valley, thus his retirement was a huge loss to the neighborhood. The vigor and zeal of Brown’s sportscasts were well-known. Even the most uninteresting sporting event could be made to look thrilling by him because he was a brilliant storyteller.

Brown had a talent for interviewing and could persuade even the most reluctant athletes to open up. He was a true professional who never forgot about his audience’s demands. Brown will go down in Rio Grande Valley history as one of the best sportscasters ever.


How did Dave Brown die?

On June 5,2023, Dave Brown, a longtime sports TV personality from Memphis, Tennessee, sadly passed away.

High School Sports Magazine posted on social media about the news of Dave Brown’s death.

High School Sports Magazine (HSSM) publisher, David “Tddave” Amador said,

I really love his Dave’s Dozen rankings in football. He loved sports,

Thank-you for 45 years of high school sports.”

The KRGV channel also expressed its sadness over Dave Brown’s passing.

The family has stated that Dave Brown’s funeral plans would be made public at a later date. This means that the family is putting together the necessary details regarding his passing and the scheduled funeral service as soon as they can. Once the obituary and funeral plans are made public, Dave Brown’s neighborhood, friends, and acquaintances will be able to celebrate his life and pay their respects.


Dave Brown cause of death

At this point, it is unknown precisely what led to his death apart from the confirmation of his death and the exact Dave Brown cause of death was not released as well. In order to learn more about Dave Brown cause of death, we are attempting to get in touch with his friends and family. This section will be updated as soon as we learn any new information regarding the tragic event that brought many people to tears.


Tributes to Dave Brown

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him. The news of this occurrence has upset his friends and fans.

Mike Gonzalez wrote: “I grew up watching Dave Brown on KRGV especially during high school football season. I would sit back in my couch awaiting his announcement of the “Game of the Week.”Then when I got into the profession, I got to know Dave on a personal level. He and my former boss Buddy Green were very good friends. He was always funny and professional with me. At first, I was somewhat at awe because he’s a Valley icon. Rest In Peace Dave. Tell Buddy we miss him and the Mets still suck.”

Roel Lopez tweeted: “I grew up watching Mr. Brown I really enjoyed his broadcast of sports and especially for the high schools So sad to hear thoughts and prayers go out to the family and KRGV 5”



We mourn the passing of a great sports TV personality today, but we also value all Dave Brown contributed during his life, including the amazing experiences and motivational tales that will endure long after he is gone.

Our sympathies are with his family at this difficult moment, and we hope that knowing how many lives their son and brother touched over the previous few years would provide them some solace. Sir Dave Brown, May you rest in peace. You will be sadly lost but never forgotten.

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