John Grady Brown, 73, of Hobbs, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at his home. John was born on November 10th, 1944 in O’Donnell, TX to Grady and Rosie V. Brown (Ma). He was one of ten siblings. John married Mary Jeanette Townsend of Denver City, TX. They moved to San Angelo, TX to raise their two sons Bryan and Greg. Jeanette passed away on May 21, 1971.
John and Linda Hill were married on June 10, 1995. They recently celebrated 23 years of marriage together. John worked for Star Tool Company in Hobbs, NM for 40 years and eventually retired from Smith International in 2002. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Brown of the home, Bryan Brown and wife, Leigh of Weatherford, TX, Greg Brown of Hobbs, NM, Donnie Hill Jr. and wife, Angela of Hobbs, NM, Sherry Goodwin and husband, Brian of Hobbs, NM, Richie Hill and wife, Brooke of Midland, TX, Amy Hill of Hobbs, NM. Grandchildren include Adrien and Joshua Brown, Collin, Tristan, and Blaklee Goodwin, Hannah Hill, Joe Hill, Donnie Hill, III, Bailey and Brock Hill. Sisters; Kay Fleming of San Antonio, TX, Shirley Warren of Granbury, TX, Brother Joe Brown of Brownwood, TX and brother/sister-in-law Kenny and Susan Lucas of Richardson, TX.
Preceded in death by Grady and Rosie V. Brown of Denver City, TX, Billie Ward of Sweetwater, TX, Roger Brown of Sweetwater, TX, Don Ray Brown of Washington State, Doug Brown of Ruidoso, NM, Judy Carson of Tyler, TX, Janice Tucker of Washington State and numerous cousins and nephews.
Our thoughts and prayers for the family.
Casey & Lacy BrownPerkins, OK
Bryan and Leigh,
You know what a good man John was. I just want you to know that I have never forgotten how good he was. It was evident that he was a man of ethics and morals. That is what I remember about him....
Praying for your precious family.....
Kelly BatesMcKinney, TX
Have such great memories of my Uncle John
Forever in my heart, you will be missed
Lynnette Wright SwiftLubbock, TX
I wish I had one more chance to say I love you, I will forever miss you brother, We are family and only you and I understand the depths of our commitment to the Brown name. RIP.. I will see you again.
Kay Brown FlemingPleasanton, TX
I will miss you "Dad".
Leigh BrownWeatherford, TX
John you will be truly missed and we will miss setting on the porch at Lazy 6 talking, drinking coffee and listening to stories about Platoro. Rest In Peace our good friend.
Terry and Renee BrownColeman, TX