Edgar Brown Obituary (1949 – 2022) – Flagstaff, AZ

Edgar A. Brown passed away peacefully at his home with his wife by his side August 7, 2022, after a brief illness. Edgar was born September 18, 1949, to Henry and Essie Brown in Louisiana. After graduation from Williams High School, he attended 1 ½ years at NAU. Edgar started his career at the Forest Service at the age of 17. He retired from the Forest Service August 30, 2003, but continued working for the Williams School District as a football and softball coach. After coaching, he became the athletic bus driver until he officially retired in 2022. Edgar worked a brief time for Coconino County. He was baptized in the Galilee Baptist Church where he served as head deacon and Sunday School superintendent. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Traci Brown; grandson, Edgar James; brothers, Eddie, Robert and Jay Brown; sisters, Maxine Baker, Emma Stevenson, Annie Brown and Frieda Stewart. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Nell; son, Allen Brown; grandchildren, Darius Brown (Tania), LaShonda Villela (Fito), Stephany Brown, Jillian Brown, Cody Dick; 13 great grandchildren; brothers, Henry Brown Jr and Anthony Brown. Edgar is further survived by his mother-in-law, Gracie Hatcher; 7 brothers-in-law; 7 sisters-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins ​​and friends.
Funeral services will be held 11am, August 20, 2022, at First Southern Baptist Church, 626 W. Grant Ave. Williams, AZ. Repast will be at the Sultana Buffet, 301 W. Route 66 Williams, AZ after services.

Published by Norvel Owens Mortuary – Flagstaff on Aug. 17, 2022.

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