Clarence Edwin Brown, 88 of Weston, formerly of Webster County, died Friday, August 31, 2012, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, He was born in Silica, (Randolph County) WV on August 19, 1924, son of the late Elias and Rebecca McCord Brown. He was a timber cutter for Tasmanian Lumber Company and lived most of his life in Webster County. He was a Protestant by faith, enjoyed woodworking, bees, fishing, hunting, music, and making rings and box traps.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Ella Simmons, Ocie Moats, Malinda Hall, Bessie Brenwalt, and Lucy Williams; brothers Charles, Fred and Isaac Brown; and one grandson James Bender, Jr.
He is survived by his wife Waunita Mae Fisher Brown of Weston; sons Leonard (Susan) Brown of Cleveland, Harvey (Debbie) Brown of Napier, Nelson (Bobbie Jo) Brown of Arlington, and Gary Keith (Cyndy) Brown of Cleveland; daughters Betty (Late Herbert) Bender of Belington and Susan (Leon) McKinney of Craigsville; sisters Edith Moats and Opal Adkins both of Medina, OH; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Cosner officiating. Burial will follow in the Ware Cemetery, Cowger Hill, Hacker Valley. Friends may join the family for visitation on Monday from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the funeral home.