LIBERTY — Charles W. Brown, formerly of Liberty, passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2011, after a brief illness at University Hospital in Tamarac, Fla. He was 88.
Born on June 1, 1923, in Casey County, Ky., he was the son of the late Linnie Mae Brown and Matthew Cooper.
Survivors include his dear wife of 62 years, Lillian Douglas Brown; three sons, Doug (Susan), David (Emmy) and Jeff (Kathy); nine grandchildren, Elizabeth, Ellie (Jed), Charles (Johnnie), Bennett, Gatewood, Kyle, Miranda, Lucy and Tommy; and three great-grandchildren, Anna, McKinley and J.D.
Charles owned the Brown Motel and was a partner in Brown's Restaurant, the Kentuckian Theater and the Green River Drive-in Theater. He was a charter member of the Lake Cumberland/Dale Hollow Tourism and Travel Association and a member of Casey County Industrial Association.