WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Wilbur E. Brown died Sunday, November 14, 2021.
He was born October 22, 1935, in Gad, West Virginia, the son of James and Ottie Brown. He was a resident since 1944.
Web, as he was known by friends and family, proudly served in the U.S. Army from January 3, 1957 to December 17, 1959. He was stationed in France where he met his wife, the former Nicole Clairet. After being discharged from the Army, Web and Nicole made their home in Warren.
He was the owner of Web and Bill’s Sunoco. Later he owned 422 Auto Repair & Alignment. He retired as a supervisor from GM Lordstown in 1997.
He enjoyed watching his favorite teams, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians and Ohio State and NASCAR.
Web is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nicole, whom he married September 14, 1957; three children, Jeff (Peggy) Brown, Mark (Jackie) Brown and Christine Brown; seven grandchildren, James (Jaime) Brown, Mrs. Katie (Dan) Porter, George Hamilton, Julia Marie Brown, Amir Shehabi, Serene Shehabi and Mazen Shehabi; three great-grandchildren, Cassie, Caleb and Adeline; five sisters, Mrs. Doris Metzenroth, Mrs. Russell (Ina) Howard, Mrs. Robert (Georgie) Mounts, Mrs. James (Wanda) Watson and Mrs. Paul (Norma) Williams and a brother, James E. (Susan) Brown, Jr.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Warren and Delbert Brown, as well as two sisters, Betty Jo Biddle and Loretta Skaggs.
Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 19, 2021, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Drive NE, Warren, OH 44483.
Calling hours will be held 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 18, 2021, at the funeral home.
Interment will be held in Crown Hill Burial Park.
Online condolences may be made at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the American Cancer Society.
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