A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Hardy Earl Brown and Sallie Hazlett Brown. He retired from Faber Castell with over 40 years of service and was a member of Westvue Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James " Jim Floyd" Brown.
Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Sarah Frances Eslick Brown of Lewisburg.
One son, Bobby Lee Brown, also of Lewisburg, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Brown were conducted on Tuesday, March 13, from Westvue Church of Christ with Rick Rolin and Mike Whitehead officiating. Burial followed at Lone Oak Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to the youth group at Westvue Church of Christ, 1710 Mooresville Highway, Lewisburg, TN 37091 or to the Athletic Dept at Marshall County High School, 597 West Ellington Parkway, Lewisburg, TN 37091.
Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.billsmcgaugh.com
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.