CORPUS CHRISTI—Funeral services for William Brown, 83, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Memory Gardens Funeral Home in Corpus Christi with interment to follow a Memory Gardens Funeral Home.
Visitation is set for 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, also at the funeral home.
Mr. Brown died Sept. 4 with his family by his side.
He was born July 2, 1929, in Lee County to Hervey and Sophie Brown.
Mr. Brown was in the Korea army and worked 24 years at Alcoa before retiring.
He was a hunter, freshwater fisher and enjoyed being with his family during all occasions.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Edith, June and Melvinie; two brothers, Ray, F.D and Elbert; and a son, William Douglas Brown.
Survivors are his wife of 25 years, Velma (Chris) Brown; his children, Naomi (Donnie) White, Rebecca (David) White, Michael (Danielle) Brown and Lillian Christin Brown; and his grandchildren, Jennifer Mueck, Shannen Bell, Leslie Cullison, Matthew Woods and Sophie Lee Vela; also, several great-grandchildren.