Howard Brown, 76, of Wurtland, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell.
Mr. Brown was born, March 8, 1940, to the late C.M. and Opal Brown in Russell. Howard is also preceded by his daughter, Lisa Stephens; a granddaughter, Alexandria Fore; and sister, Sue Murray.
He was a member of the Wurtland Missionary Baptist Church and a retired Carman from CSX where he served for 40 years. Howard enjoyed staying busy and constantly working but most of all he loved playing with his grandchildren and being with his family.
He is survived by the love of his life of 50 years, Mary Brown; children Susan Thompson, Howard (Amy) Brown Jr. and Chris (Barbie) Brown; grandchildren Justin Fore, Flynn Thompson, Christy Brown, Brittany Brown, Chris Brown Jr., Annalise Brown and Allen Brown; a great-granddaughter, Dixie Colburn; and a sister, Pat Kirk.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery in South Shore.
Friends may call form 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the funeral Home.
Published on  January 9, 2017