Willard Lee Brown of Jamestown, Ohio formerly of Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the Greenwood Manor in Xenia, Ohio. He was 74 years and 2 days of age. He was born on December 20, 1938 in Whitley County, Kentucky to the late Ernest Ledford Brown and Lela Gracie Owens Brown. He is also preceded in death by his son, Bruce Brown; grandson, Eric Singer; three brothers, Charles Edgar Brown, Harold Wayne Brown, and Walter Herman Brown; and one sister, Arlene Berlin. He was a member of the Highland Park Baptist Church. He was loved and will be missed by everyone.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Bowlin Brown of Williamsburg, Kentucky; one daughter, Velma Singer of Merritt Island, Florida; one grandson, Alex Brown of Morrow, Ohio; five sisters, Jencie Dankert of Greenwood, South Carolina, Catherine Jemaya Gambrell of Huber Heights, Ohio, Imogene Faye Lawson (James "Bud") of Jamestown, Ohio, Loretta June Duebner (Roger) of Indianapolis, Indiana; and Patricia Ann Mont (Terry) of Xenia, Ohio; two brothers, Paul Leon Brown (Betty) of Shively, Kentucky and Lonnie Calvin Brown of Indianapolis, Indiana; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until the funeral hour on Monday, December 24, 2012 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.
The Funeral Service will be at 1:00 P.M. Monday, December 24, 2012 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doyle Lester and Rev. Roger Hall officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Davis Addition of the Highland Park Cemetery.