C.A. "Brownie" Brown, 88, of Bellbrook, Ohio and formerly of Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday morning, October 6, 2009 at the Bellbrook Rehabilitation Center.
He was born in Arcanum, son of the late Wesley and Judy (Conaway) Brown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Brown and sisters, Mabel Brown, Clara Shaw and Etta Yoder.
A veteran of the US Army, 161st Parachute Engineer Company"Brownie" had served during WWII in Southern Phillippines, Luzon and New Guinea. He was retired from NCR in Dayton and was well known for his service and handyman work.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, June E. (Miller) whom he married on February 25, 1946; children, Joyce A. Page of Hillsboro, Janice K. Qualls of Bellbook, James N. Brown of Washington Courthouse and John W. Brown of West Carrollton; 4 grandchildren, Natalie K. Herdman, William J. Briggs, Justin C. Brown and Joshua L. Brown; and great grandchildren, Sam Herdman, Ben Herdman, Ocyrus X. Brown, Ewon I. Brown and Steven Briggs.
Services with full military honors will be held Friday, October 9, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home , 1000 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH. Burial will follow in the Ansonia Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 1 - 2 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Cross Roads Hospice, 8087 Washington Village Dr. Bldg A. Suite 120, Dayton, OH 45458.