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William Marvin Brown

William Marvin Brown

William Marvin Brown, 87, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Lancaster, husband of Wilma Brown, passed away Saturday, July 04, 2020 at his home. Born March 25, 1933 in Garrard County, he was a son of the late A.B. & Elizabeth Bratton Brown. Marvin was a former woodworker, farmer & served in The United States Army during the Korean War Era. He was a 1951 graduate at Lancaster High School, a life long member of the Lancaster DAV Chapter 25 as well as the NRA. Marvin was a KY Colonel, & part of the American Legion Post in Lancaster. He was also a member of Southside Christian Church & a former member of McKendree Methodist Church in Lincoln County.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Vivian Reynolds Brown; brother, Richard “Tommy” Brown; sister, Betty Jane Edgington.

Survivors include his loving wife, Wilma Brown, of Harrodsburg; sons, Mark (Leann) Brown, of Lancaster, William Marvin “Willy” (William Woods) Brown Jr., of Lexington; daughter, Patricia “Trish” (Steve) Simpson, of Lancaster; step-sons, Randall Brown of Georgetown, Keith (Stacy) Brown, of Harrodsburg; grandchildren, Zachary (Melissa) Brown, of Lexington, Brandon (Amanda) Brown, of Mississippi; step-grandchildren, Kalin Brown, of Harrodsburg, Richard (Jessica) Brown, of Virginia,  Aiden Brown, of Harrodsburg, great-grandchildren, Rowan Simpson, Levi Wayne Brown & step-great-grandchildren, Greyson Brown & Ivy Gail Brown.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, July 07, 2020 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home, with Bro. Seth Widner officiating & burial following at Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers include all of Marvin’s grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until service time on Tuesday, July 07, 2020. Friends & family may share memories or leave condolences on his tribute wall at : www.ramsey-young.com. Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

15 Condolences

  • John C. Brown Posted July 4, 2020 5:58 pm

    Rest in Peace, Cousin.

  • Phillip, Beth, and Tanner Lozier Posted July 5, 2020 7:51 am

    For 25 years we have called Marvin and Wilma neighbors, friends, and family, The sadness we feel for his loss will be never ending, Marvin Brown was one of a kind, His generosity and kindness to my family is irreplaceable, He will forever be in our hearts and we send prayers to Wilma and his family,

  • Mckinley B. Dailey Posted July 5, 2020 11:38 am

    Mini warm thoughts from McKinley and Kim Dailey in the family without a lot of Mr. Marvin

  • Patti Browning Posted July 5, 2020 8:01 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed waiting on him at the bank. Such a kind and nice person.

  • Karen McCulley Posted July 5, 2020 8:15 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Marvin was truly a gentleman and I thought so much of him. Always enjoyed talking with him.

  • Kelley and Doug Becknell Posted July 5, 2020 9:08 pm

    Our hearts are broken for the loss of our sweet neighbor. Prayers to the family.

  • Kimberly Edwards Posted July 5, 2020 9:11 pm

    So many prayers to all of you such a wonderful man.

  • Kimberly Edwards Posted July 5, 2020 9:12 pm

    Many prayers to all of you such a wonderful man.

  • Jenny Lynn Whittaker Posted July 5, 2020 11:17 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Marvin was such a nice man. Prayers for the family.

  • Sharon Combs Posted July 5, 2020 11:23 pm

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • RICK Sutton Posted July 6, 2020 1:55 am

    Marvin was never a better person than Marvin…. a class guy, honest, talented woodworker and treated everyone with respect. always had that smile on his face. Im sorry for your loss Willy, Mark, Trish and the rest of the family.

  • Ricky Sparks Posted July 6, 2020 6:30 am

    My deepest sympathy in the passing of Marvin who was a gentleman and very talented woodcrafter, thoughts and prayers to Patrica, Willy and Mark the loss of your father.

  • Debbie and David Smith Posted July 6, 2020 7:10 pm

    Marvin will be truly missed. He was such a sweet man and loved seeing him at church. Much love and prayers to Wilma and the rest of the family.

  • Janice Preston Hall Posted July 7, 2020 12:17 pm

    I’m so very sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing. He was a nice man.

  • Russ Sutton Posted July 7, 2020 4:09 pm

    May God bless you with those wonderful memories of Marvin.

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