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Official Obituary of

William Ashlar Brown Jr.

May 6, 1942 ~ March 10, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

William Brown Jr. Obituary

William Ashlar Brown Jr.  passed away on March 10, 2024 at McLaren Northern in Petoskey, Michigan. He was born in Providence Hospital in Detroit on May 6, 1942, to William Brown Sr. and Virginia (Jorgensen).

William served as staff sergeant in the United States Army for 9 years. He had one tour of Vietnam from 1966-1967. He worked for various car hauling companies for 28 years. William was a member of the Teamsters Union in Oakland County, Mi., Burt Lake Christian Church, Veteran of Foreign Wars, and the Masonic Lodge. He resided in Alanson for 19 years.

William is survived by his wife Diane K. Brown, their daughter Kristina A. Brown, a niece Kelley Foy and a nephew James Brown. Four grandchildren; Bridgette Kaskin (Gordon), Pamela King (Kyler), Nathan Wood, and Anthony Wood (Shelby), and six great grandchildren.

Visitation for William will be held at Stone Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Indian River on March 19 2024, at 9:00AM, followed by the funeral at 11:00AM. Burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Petoskey.

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March 19, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services
6038 Prospect St.
Indian River, MI 49749

March 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services
6038 Prospect St.
Indian River, MI 49749


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