“Son” Owner Of Son’s Putt Putt Golf Has Died, He Was 82…
GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) William O. “Son” Brown, age 82 of Springfield, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at his residence.
William O. “Son” Brown, age 82
Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 with Rev. Frank Starling officiating. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery.
Mr. Brown was born in Robertson County on October 17, 1932 to the late William Clarence and Frances Odessa Morris Brown. He was retired from American Cigar as a Sales Representative after 32 years of service and owner of Son’s Putt Putt and Drive for 30 years. He Served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was also a Charter Member of Lights Chapel Baptist church, an active Deacon, Sunday School Director and Choir Member.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan Bollinger Brown; daughters, Martha Jo (Tony) Webb, Sherry (Ray) Hart; sister, Dorothy Eskew; brother, John H. (Sue) Brown; grandchildren, Mac (Candace) Lassiter, Kirk Lassiter, Benton (Keyna) Hart, Raeanna Hart, Makayla Webb; great-grandchildren, Logan Lassiter, Campbell Lassiter and Rayleigh Jo Hart-Norris.
Pallbearers were Randy Chowning, Shane Cole, Danny Crabtree, Chuck Hanson, Allen Nash and Tommy Walker. The men of Lights Chapel Baptist Church were honorary pallbearers.
The family told Smokey Barn News that they are very sorry to lose “Son” and have taken some time to grieve his loss. They will be reopening the golf center on July 27 and will continue to run the facility at least through the summer.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lights Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund.
The staff at Smokey Barn News would like to convey our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Mr Brown
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