WILLIAM L. “BILL” BROWN, 98, of Sullivan, IN passed away at 5:55 P.M. Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at The Waters of Sullivan, IN.

He was born July 11, 1925 in Hymera, IN to Haskel Brown and Rachel (Goble) Brown.

Bill married Betty L. (Gibson) Brown on August 30, 1947, she passed away on December 27, 2021.

Survivors include his son, John Brown (Joy) of Hymera, IN; grandchildren, Linda Doty (Chad), Rebecca Martlage (Kevin), Trisha Stockdell (Mike), Lacey Webb (Doug); great-grandchildren – 7; Great-great-grandchildren – 1; brother, Bob Brown of Hymera, IN; sister, Betty Sluder of Greencastle, IN; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Jake Brown; brothers, Jerry Brown and Phil Brown.

Bill graduated from Hymera High School Class of 1943. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served during WWII. He retired from NWS Crane in 1990 after 30 years of service. Bill was a charter member of Hymera American Legion Post# 298. He enjoyed playing horseshoes and hunting pheasant and quail. Bill was an avid poker player.

Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana. In keeping with Bill’s wishes cremation is scheduled with a Graveside Service set for 2 P.M. Saturday, November 25, 2023 at K of P Cemetery in Hymera followed by Military Honors.

If so desired contributions may be made in memory of Bill Brown to Sullivan County Honor Guard, 1631 North Section Street, Sullivan, IN  47882.


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