ANDOVER, Ohio – William Brown, age 85, died on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Warren, Ohio.
He was born on July 2, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio, a son of Elizabeth (Cook) and Henry Brown.
A longtime Wayne resident, Mr. Brown resided in Andover for the past few years.
In 1966 he married Marilyn S. Bliss.
Mr. Brown owned and operated a dairy and beef farm in Wayne and also worked construction for many years.
He attended the First United Methodist Church of Andover.
Mr. Brown is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marilyn S. Brown and four brothers, Joseph, Henry, Paul and George Brown.
Survivors include his stepdaughter, Sharon Santay of Travelers Rest, South Carolina; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and friends, Kathy Alexander and Barb Moore.
Private burial will be in Hayes Cemetery.
Arrangements handled by Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover with an online guestbook at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com