Amos Wilford Brown, 90, passed away March 24, 2014 at his home in Mukilteo, WA. He was born October 16, 1923 in Logan, UT to Lillian Christensen and Amos Brown, the 14th of 15 children in a close knit blended family. He married Evelyn Seamons on April 10, 1942 in the Logan, UT LDS Temple. During World War II he served in the Fifth Marines Division, a corporal leading a team installing telephone lines during the battle of Iwo Jima. In 1954, work took the family to Seattle, WA where Amos and Evelyn eventually owned and operated a packaging equipment company, Brown Packaging, Inc. After the death of Evelyn he married Judith Young Newbill. Active in the Mormon faith, he fulfilled three missions for his church. He was preceded in death by wife, Evelyn; son, Gregrey; five grandchildren, and 13 siblings. He will be dearly missed by wife, Judith; children, Carole (Carvel) Thatcher, Amos Jeffery (Kathy) Brown, Janet (Dale) Marshall, Cindy (Mike) Elison; fifteen grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sister, Phyllis Talbot; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 28 at 10 a.m. at the Harbour Pointe LDS chapel, 11001 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo, WA. He will be laid to rest at Tahoma National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or online: support.wounded warriorproject.org
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Published in The Herald (Everett) on Mar. 27, 2014