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Carmel Eugene Brown, 90, of Grahn, entered into rest Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Morgan County ARH Hospital in West Liberty.
He was born April 5, 1927, in Carter County, a son of the late Lawrence and Lola Brown.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dora Bishop Brown; one infant son, Carmel Eugene Brown Jr.; one infant daughter, Ellen I. Brown; one sister, Neogia Brown-Sparks; three brothers, Chalmer Brown, Girvan Brown and Howard Brown; and one special fishing buddy, Kelly Glover.
Carmel was baptized 40 years ago at Griffey Crossing by Brother Tom James, Church of Jesus Christ. He worked at Louisville Fire Brick Plant in Grahn for 31 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War era. Mr. Brown, being an avid fisherman and hunter, taught half of Carter County to fish and hunt.
Carmel is survived by four sons, Timmy Brown of Greenville, S.C., Terry (Sherry) Brown of Olive Hill, Mickey Brown of West Liberty, and Steve (Mary Anne) Brown of Olive Hill; four daughters, Tenna (Jack) Sullivan of St. Albans, W.Va., Cindy Hignite, Jean (George) Boggs of Olive Hill and Lisa (Roger) Bryant of Glasgow; three sisters, Joann (Donnie) Goodan of Mt. Sterling, Neolia Allan of Virginia and Della Laverne (Robert) Suter of Ohio; one brother, Billy (Doris) of Virginia; 21 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends who will sadly mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Olive Hill with Brother Chris Glover and Brother Rick Carroll officiating. Burial will be in Bishop Cemetery in Grahn.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to duvallandmoore.com.
Published on November 22, 2017
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