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2011-01-06 / Obituaries

W. A. (Rusty) Brown

August 7, 1939 – December 19, 2010

W. A. “Rusty” Brown was born on August 7, 1939 and passed away peacefully at his home on December 19, 2010 at the age of 71. He married Sherion Darlene Burlin on June 1, 1960.

He is survived by: his wife Sherion Darlene Brown; three children; Linda Smith, Terry Brown, and Randy Brown and wife Charlotte, all of Lexington; nine grandkids, six greatgrandkids; one sister: Nell Poston and husband Jerry; nieces Jo Adams, Pat Buetow and husband Billy, Joyce Jones and husband Wayne and one nephew Jerry Poston, Jr., all of Lexington.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Velma Brown; and a sister, Virginia Weaver.

W.A. was born in Bell County and grew up in Lexington. He retired from Alcoa after 31 years and was quite the prankster. He enjoyed being outdoors and all animals and was even known as “Monkey Man.”

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 22 at Lexington Faith Temple.

In lieu of flowers, his family requests donations be made to Asera Care Hospice or Lexington Faith Temple.

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