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“In the early 80s I flew Clyde's airplane for several years..Always an individual in constant motion. Honest and always fair to deal with. You never...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Steven Krietemeyer - St. Louis

“I first met Clyde in 1981; there was only one "Wee" Brown. I just found out about his passing, I am truly sorry to hear it. R.I.P...Britt GilmoreThe...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Britt Gilmore - Lagrange, GA

“sorry i liked clyde liked working for him ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: mark howard - livermore, KY

“So sorry to lose you the way we did. I always thought you would live to be at least 100. Thank you for all of the opportunities you gave us in the...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Paul Hayes - Atlanta, GA

“Sorry to hear of the passing of "Wee". He will certainly be missed. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Bryant L. McClellan - Rochester, KY

“always liked him rip wee ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: james tunnicliff - daytona beach, FL

“SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. WEE WAS A GOOD FRIEND. ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: BEN AND TERESA BENNETT - AL

“I am sorry I won't be able to make the funeral. But I wanted you to know you were in my thoughts and prayers. Clyde was special to me. He was a...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Charles and Gail Gresham - TN

“Such a fine man, he always had time to talk and counsel.He will be greatly missed. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Lynelle Eaves Brown - Greenville, KY

“"Wee" was one of the kindest and most generous citizens our community has ever known. I was fortunate to sit and have a conversation with him a few...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Hugh Sweatt - Central City, KY

“May God wrap you in his arms and give you peace and comfort in the days to come. Wee was one of my Daddy's (Donnie Jones) best friends and was always...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: LaDonna Jones Culbertson - KY

“Leave a condolence or a memory.Virgina wishing you the best at this time i fid work for you in case you cant place me and love you dearly ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Ruby Vincent - lexington, SC

“My prayers are with you all. His generosity to the community will never be forgotten. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Ruthie Brown - Central City, KY

“My prayers and thoughts go out to the family. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Teresa Gootee - Central City, KY

“prayers to all his family ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: junior wade - Greenville, KY

“Prayers to all the family. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: jeff lynn hinson - rockport, IN

“Wee was a good friend i grew up with his sons and was at their house every day he was a good man and always good to me and my family he will be miss...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Levon Knight - Drakesboro, KY

“My fondest memory of him l lived in Goose Holler , & his family did too, [Draskbore] when he use to be at our house a lot & drove my grandfather ...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Brinda Poole Bishop - KY - none

“Praying for God to surround all family and friends with only the peace he can give! ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Patty Miller - Central City, KY

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Family and Friends of Wee Browm,.during this difficult time. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Faye Owens - Central City, KY


CENTRAL CITY - William Clyde (Wee) Brown, Jr., 86, of Central City, passed peacefully and serenely surrounded by his beloved family into the loving arms of our Lord and those who preceded him on September 26, 2015. Born on June 15, 1929 in Butler County he was an iconic businessman, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather and friend who will always be remembered for his love and contributions to his community. He was a devoted member of Temple Baptist Church.

Wee was a leading figure as a Land Agent and in the Coal industry. He was a very successful businessman with high acumen for the "deal", but his greatest success was the love of his family. He was CEO of Mach 1 Recording Studio, Brown Minerals, Hazel Creek Mining, Providence Coal Reserves, along with a vast array of other successful business ventures. He will forever be remembered for his generous helping hand to all who sought his advise, guidance and support.

He is preceded by his son, Terry "Nosey" Brown, Sr.; Step-son, Ronnie Hardin; great--great grandchild, Bailey Brown; Sister, Ann Grise; niece, Cynthia Grise Camplin; parents, William Clyde "Buster" and Cora Alice Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Brown; son Gary (Terri) Brown of Central City; son Roger (Sharon) Brown of Buck Creek; Virginia's son, Monnie Hardin of Greenville; grandchildren, Kim Menser, David Brown, Terry Brown, Jr., Jenny Clark, Brent Hardin, Dustin Hardin, Monica Hardin, step-grandchildren, Kenya Stump and Chad Carroll along with ten great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, two beloved nephews, Phillip and Michael Grise and one beloved niece, Claudette Grise.

Celebration of Wee's life will begin with visitation on Tuesday, September 29 from 5-8 PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City and funeral on Wednesday, September 30th at Noon at the funeral home with Bro. Leroy Rearden and Bro. Adam Brown officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery and after-glow at Temple Baptist Church following burial.