He was born May 23, 1942 in Fresno, Calif., to Francis Lee and Florence Catherine (Wurtz) Brown. He married Shirley Lytle. They divorced in 1988.
Mr. Brown attended Butte Falls Schools. He worked for Courtesy Chevrolet as a young man and then for Medford Corporation in the Woods Division at Butte Falls until retirement.
e is survived by a son, Kelly (Francine) Brown, Medford and a daughter, Karla Brown, of Central Point, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, four brothers, Robert Brown, Donald Brown, Warren Brown (Charleen), Butte Falls, and Jerry Brown, McMinville; and four sisters, Dorothea Oxford, Betty Richman, Redding, Calif., Florence Stites, Vancouver, Wash. and Doloris Hale (Rich), Glendale, Ariz.
No service is planned. Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.