Earle (Kip) Clifton Brown Jr. (1926-2012)
WILTON - Earle (Kip) Clifton Brown Jr., 86, died on Sunday morning, Nov. 11, 2012, at his residence in Wilton.
He was born on March 8, 1926 in Wilton, the son of Earle C. And Ruie (Black) Brown Sr. He attended schools in East Wilton and Wilton Academy. He served his country in the U.S. Navy.
He married Marie Luger on Aug. 18, 1947 in Wilton. In the 1950s he worked at Forster Mfg. and in the '60s as a road foreman for the town of Wilton. In 1970, he went to work at G. H. Bass Shoe Mfg and retired from there in 1987.
He liked to ride his ATV and go snowmobiling and was a member of the Woodland Wanderers Snowmobile Club. He enjoyed cutting firewood, listening to country music and spending time at Kip’s camp on David Pond.
He is survived by; his wife of 65 years, Marie Brown of Wilton; four sons, Bruce Brown and wife Anita Toscano of Haverhill, Mass., Dennis Brown and wife Maxine of Wilton, Barry Brown and wife Avis of Wilton, Eric Brown and wife Kelley of Wilton; one daughter, Joyce Stinchfield of Wilton; 10 grandchildren, Shelley Jackson and husband James of North Carolina, Vicki Henderson and husband Stacy of North Carolina, Susan Stinchfield of Wilton, Nate Brown and wife Debbie of Florida, Ben Brown and wife Jen of Texas, Matt Brown and wife Liza of Philippines, Mike Brown and wife Becky of Industry, Bethany Brown of Portland, Allison Brown of Amherst, Mass. and Kristen Brown of Wilton; 10 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Donations in Earle’s memory may be made to the Woodland Wanderers Snowmobile Club, PO Box 638, Wilton, ME 04294 or to the Wilton Food Pantry, PO Box 517, Wilton, ME 04294.
Public memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dan & Scott’s Cremation and Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington. Interment at the East Wilton Cemetery will be held at a later date.