Edward Hugh Brown

Published 1:10 pm Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Mr. Edward Hugh Brown, 77, of Advance died on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 at his home.

He was born Sept. 26, 1942 in Mooresville to Paul Montgomery and Pauline Knox Brown. Mr. Brown served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He received an Air Force Commendation Medal for outstanding achievement by participating in the defense of the Bien Hoa Air Base during a mortar attack on Nov.  1, 1964. He retired from Continental Tire after 30 years.

Survivors: his wife, Beverly Eakin Brown; a daughter, Deborah B. Mace (Skip); grandson, Will Mace; and 2 brothers, Robert W. Brown (Clara) and Dr. Paul E. Brown (Patricia).

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.

Memorials: Advance VFW, 130 Feed Mill Road, Advance.

Condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.