William Carlyle Brown, 85, of Fort Oglethorpe, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. William was born April 22, 1934, in Pleasant Hill, TN, to the late Taylor and Frances Brown. Carlyle retired from the Chattanooga Fire Department as a Lieutenant. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years, Eddie Sue Brown, daughter Tammie Fahrenkrog, and son Michael Brown.
Survivors are his sons, Ricky Brown and James (Kristin) Brown, daughters Carlene (Todd) Williams, Darlene (Tom) Evans, Jerri (Chuck) Morgan, Terri Fryar, and Mandy Brown, 16 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services celebrating the life of William Brown will be held 1 PM Friday in the funeral home chapel with Brother Bill Proctor officiating. Interment will be at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.
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The family will receive friends 4-8 PM Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.