Mr. Edward Hugh Brown, 77, of Advance passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at his home. He was born September 26, 1942 in Mooresville to Paul Montgomery and Pauline Knox Brown. Mr. Brown served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He received an Air Force Commendation Medal for outstanding achievement by participating in the defense of the Bien Hoa Air Base during a mortar attack on November 1, 1964. He retired from Continental Tire with 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Eakin Brown; a daughter, Deborah B. Mace (Skip); grandson, Will Mace and two brothers, Robert W. Brown (Clara)and Dr. Paul E. Brown (Patricia). The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 P.M. on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Advance VFW, 130 Feed Mill Road, Advance, NC 27006. Online condolences may be made to www.hayworth-miller.com
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