Russell H. Brown, 86

Published 1:02 pm Thursday, November 29, 2018

Russell H. Brown, 86, of Wilmore (formerly of Waynesburg) passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.

Born November 14, 1932, in Lincoln County, Russell was a son of the late Houston and Marie Ollish Brown. He was a 1949 graduate of Highland High School and obtained his degree from Campbellsville College. He was an Airman First Class in the United States Air Force where he served as a medical assistant and later in life worked as a farmer and enjoyed buying and selling property and cars in his spare time.

He is survived by his sister, Joan Matthews of Dayton, Ohio; a niece, Marla Jones (Mark) of Perth, Western Australia; four great nieces and nephews, Trinity, Ethan, Elijah, and Benjamin; and his caretaker, Lanny Hubbard.

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He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 24, at Pleasant Point Baptist Church in Waynesburg with Reverend Vola Brown and Reverend Stephen Bates officiating. Military rites were provided by the United States Air Force and Caswell Saufley Post #18.

Casket bearers were Caswell Saufley Post #18. Honorary bearers were Bradley Hoover, Lanny Hubbard, Bobby Clarkson, Marlin Clarkson, Mark Gutenson, Joe Bunch, Gary Combs, and Michael Quinton.