Billy Eugene Brown SR., 63, died on August 22, 2016 in Drumright, Oklahoma. Family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Strode Funeral Home. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2016 at Timothy Baptist Church in Muskogee, Oklahoma with Bishop James Otis Lawson Sr. and Dr. Loranza Lockett officiating. Internment will follow at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Billy was born on June 30, 1953 to John Wesley and Janie Davis Brown in Perry, Oklahoma.
He earned his Gunsmith Certification from Lassen Community College and went on to attain his Associates of Science in Irrigation Agricultural from Chico State College after graduating college he went on to serve in the United States Army for 20 years.
He is preceded in death by his mother Janie Lorena Brown.
He is survived by his father John Wesley Brown; five sons; Dacquari Wilson, Billy Brown Jr., Demetrius Brown, Deon Anderson, James Lawson; five daughters; Traci Washington, Yolanda Robinson, Raymie Robinson, Ivory Brown, Jameelah Anderson ;four brothers; Bobby Brown, Myron Brown, John Brown III, John D. Brown; four sisters; Ester Brown, Shirley Brown, Beverly Kinchion and 23 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Larry Herndon, Phillip Jones, William Verner, Dacquari Brown, Billy Brown Jr., Bobby Joe Brown with Honorary Pallbearers Rubbie Jones and William Verner.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be views by visiting www.strodefh.com
Published on August 31, 2016