Mr. Leo William Brown, born on August 30, 1926, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 at his home in Limestone.
Leo was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Alma Jean Brown, one son, Sgt. Larry A. Brown, parents, Dewey & Cora Brown, two brothers, Roy and Ray (Ted) Brown and one grandson, Billy Brown.
Leo was a loving father of five children, Sharon Burgner, Limestone, Robert & Diane Brown, Chuckey, Kathy Schroder, Limestone, Danny & Brenda Brown, Limestone; a daughter-in-law, Linda Brown, Montana. He was loved and respected by nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Leo was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and participated actively for many years in the community. Leo worked in Johnson City at Harris Manufactory Company where he retired after 40 years of service. He enjoyed life, loving God and serving others, cooking, wood working, farming and gardening.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Vaughn and Pastor Steven Spell officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Liberty Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandson. Honorary pallbearer will be Oscar Brown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital c/o Asbury United Methodist Church 1779 Bailey Bridge Rd. Limestone, TN 37681.