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W. “George” Brown

Posted on June 7, 2021


William George Brown, 88, died on June 5, 2021, of natural causes while mowing at 108 W Cherry Street in Robinson.
He was born June 25,1932 in Oblong, to Wilbur William and Margaret (Hasson) Brown. 
George attended school in Oblong and Flat Rock and graduated from Robinson High School. He served his country in the Navy during the Korean War on the USS Melvin. He returned to Robinson in 1954 and worked at Marathon Oil Company until retirement. He married Lorna Jane (Janie) Currie Nov. 11, 1955 and they were married for 61 years. She preceded him in death May 24, 2016. 
He is survived by his brother John H. Brown; children Lisa J. Brown (Brian McClatchey), Ryan S. Brown, Jana K. Martin (Mark Martin ) Gina L. Brown (Kim Rothstein) and W. David Brown (Sharri Brown) ; grandchildren Lucas D. Brookbank Brown, Audrey E. Brown, Lindsey M. Brown and great-grandson Blaze Wonder Brown.
George was a devout member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. He was proud of his service to his country, and of working hard at Marathon to provide for his family. He was dearly loved and will be missed by his family and friends.
Mass of the Resurrection will be conducted Thursday June 10, 2021 at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Robinson, with Reverend Father Suresh Sambaturu officiating followed by cremation with interment in the Robinson New Cemetery on Saturday June 12, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. Military Graveside Rites will be accorded by combined units of EM Coulter Post #69, VFW Post #4549, AMVETS Post #33 and Reavill Post #132 Flat Rock.
Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of these arrangements.

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