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Linn County News

Published March 20, 2019

Billy Paul Brown, age 71, most recently of Blue Mound, Kan., died Saturday, March 16, 2019, as the result of an accident. He was born at Fort Scott, Kan., on Oct. 14, 1947, the son of Rolla and Margie Black Brown. 

He graduated from Mound City High School. Billy served his country during the Vietnam War in the United State Army. 

He was married to his wife, Julie. She preceded him in death. Also preceding him were his parents; and two brothers, Terry and Ricky Brown. 

He worked as a laborer in the construction industry and was a member of the Laborer's Union.

Billy is survived by two sons, Brad and Billy Brown; two daughters, Bradi Barnes and Casi Ragland; and grandchildren, Trentin, Treytin, Tiffany, Tayler and Alycia; and two sisters, Debby Lewis and Linda Hall and husband Dave – who along with niece Kelley Harvey, nephew Chad Allen and his wife Tara – have looked after and cared for Billy.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.  Burial will be in the Fort Scott National Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to service time.

Contributions are suggested to the Blue Mound American Legion or to IRSF (International Rett Syndrome Foundation).  Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

 

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