Mr. Billy Brown, age 90 of Gilbertsville, KY, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021, at his home.
Born Monday, February 9, 1931 in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late Edwin A. and Vira L. (Farmer) Brown. He served as vice-president of Federal Sign Company and later retired from Keiffer Sign Company. He was a member of Beach Methodist Church in Ft. Myers Beach, FL. Mr. Brown was a 32-degree Scottish Rite Mason a member of the Lawn Lodge No. 815 A.F. and A.M. in Oak Lawn, IL and was also a member of the Medinah Shriner in Addison, IL.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Audrey D. (Bright) Brown of Gilbertsville, KY; one daughter, Terri Nelson Morey, husband Terry of Pekin, IL; four grandchildren, Carly (Pete) Buczek, Stephen (Jenny) Nelson, Ryan (Felicia) Nelson, and Nicole Stenzel; and 13 great-grandchildren, Christian, Aiden, Ella, Emelyn, Anna, Alyssa, Peyton, Molly, Nolan, Elzie, Morgan, Kameron, and Autumn.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Kenneth G. Brown.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Collier Funeral Home, 211 West Fifth Street, Benton, KY with Rev. Jared Baker officiating.
Interment will follow the service in the Haltom Cemetery, Benton, KY.
Masonic Rites will be conducted at October 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, in Benton, KY. All are invited to attend.
Friends may visit with the family between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at the funeral home.