OBITUARY

Bill Brown

6 October , 193112 May , 2019
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William “Bill” Earl Brown, 87, of Georgetown, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019, at his residence.

He was born on October 6, 1931 to the late Herman “Hoss” and Geneva Brown.

Bill served his country for seven years in the Army National Guard. He began working for his father’s company, H. L. Brown Trucking before retiring after 30 years with Exxon. Bill loved watching college football, NASCAR racing and working on automobiles.

He was a member of Georgetown First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Brenda Brown, daughter, Kathy Taylor (Mike), of Ringgold, GA, daughter, Elaine Waldron, of Cleveland, TN, son, William E. Brown, Jr. (Sandra), of Whitwell, TN, son, Mike Brown (Teresa), of Chattanooga, TN, step-daughter, Denise Hearn, of Ooltewah, TN, 10 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, 6 siblings, Mary Ethel Trybek, of Ocala, FL, Johnny Mack Brown (Dottie), of Chattanooga, TN, Evelyn Buice (Ray), of Anderson, SC, Judy Denham (Gene), of Ooltewah, TN, Linda Cook (Spencer), of Ocala, FL, Steve Brown, of Daytona, FL, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm., Friday, May 17, 2019, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Chaplain Pat Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Hixson, Tennessee.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 7:00 pm., Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Chattanooga, especially Margie, Randy, Tonya and Jennifer for their exceptional care. They would also like to express their appreciation to special friends Ruth and Roy Cross for always being there.

Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com

Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, 16 May , 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, 17 May , 2019
  • Burial Friday, 17 May , 2019

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Debbie Clifford Brown

26 May 2019

Dear Brenda and family,
I am very sorry to hear about Bill’s passing.
He and my dad, Jim Clifford worked at Exxon for over 30 years together.
We always thought so highly of Bill. He was a true gentleman.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Debbie Clifford Brown

Amanda Lopez

15 May 2019

Bill worked on our family's cars for many years and was considered a true friend to our entire family. We always knew if we could make it to Bill's house, he could fix ANYTHING! He was like a family member and always had that sweet, welcoming smile. Godspeed Bill.

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