Elvin Everett Brown, age 92, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 at Wichita County LTCU in Leoti, Kansas. Elvin was born July 1, 1924 on the Brown family homestead in rural Greeley County, Kansas, the son of Charles & Addie Sides Brown. A resident of Leoti since 1989 moving from Wellington, Kansas, he was a retired School Councilor, beginning his degrees at Central College in McPherson, Kansas earning his Master Degree at McPherson College and his Doctorate at Kansas State University in Education Counseling. Elvin served his country as a B-25 Pilot during World War Two in United States Army Air Corp.
Elvin memberships include-
West Bethany Free Methodist Church of Leoti, Kansas, the American Legion of Garden City, Kansas. He was also a Pilot Instructor at the Wellington Airport where he served as Airport Manager from 1973 through 1988.
On December 12, 1944 he married Juanita Reimer at Waurika, Oklahoma. Juanita passed away on March 20, 2014 at Leoti, Kansas
Elvin surviving family includes-
Teresa Reschke- Wilmington, Delaware
Allen Brown- Wilmington, Delaware
Charles Brown- Kent, Washington
Ella Johansson- Wayland, Iowa
Lloyd Brown- Leoti, Kansas
Seven grandchildren, Twelve Great Grandchildren and One Great Great Grandchild.
His parents, wife and two brothers including Harold Brown & Ervin Brown precede him in death.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at West Bethany Free Methodist Church in rural Wichita County, Kansas with Pastor Bruce Leisy officiating. Burial will be in West Bethany Cemetery in rural Greeley County, Kansas with Military Honors provided by the United States Army.
Friends may call from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm Sunday and Monday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the West Bethany Free Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.