Norman Brown


CECIL -- Norman Leo Brown, 81, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at his home.

He was born on August 12, 1931, in Defiance, Ohio, the son of the late Alvin and Hazel (Parcher) Brown. On July 11, 1953, he was united in marriage with Carolyn Brown, and she survives. Norman was a master sergeant for the United States Air Force, retiring in 1973, and he worked as a janitor for Sherwood Elementary for 16 years.

Survivors also include a daughter, Beckye Pruitt of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; sons, Jerry (Denise) Brown of Cecil, and Richey (Jane) Brown of Warsaw, Ind.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Brown of Florida; sister, Bernadette Pat Miller of Hicksville.

He was preceded in death by a son, Norman; and six siblings.

Services for Norman will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Smith & Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville, Ohio. Visitation will be today from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Burial will be in Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, Ohio.

Memorials may be made to Southern Care of Toledo-Hospice. Online condolences may be shared at

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