Carter Gene Brown, 88, of Ashland, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in the Community Hospice Center.
He was born October 6, 1931, in Ashland, Kentucky, a son of the late Carter M. and Maybell Fraley Brown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Brown and a sister, Joan Eskridge.
Carter was a graduate of Ashland High School and the University of Kentucky. He served honorably in the United States Air Force in Japan and Korea. He was a member of Hurricane Road Grace Church and retired following a long career as a Metallurgical Engineer.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 43 years, Joyce Moses Brown of Ashland; son, Dr. Carter Matthew Brown and wife, Susan of Louisville; daughter, Melinda LeFleche of Boston, MA; brother, Timothy Brown and wife Beverly of Winston Salem, NC; grandchildren, Collin LeFleche, Adam LeFleche, Caroline LeFleche, David Brown, Michael Brown and Tyler Brown; and two nieces, Jill Eskridge Turner and husband, Joe and JoEllen Eskridge Bowman and husband Jim all of Ashland.
Graveside services for the family will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Rose Hill Burial Park with Pastor Frank Tate officiating. Military honors will be provided by the U.S. Air Force and American Legion Post 93. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Carter’s memory may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY, 41101.
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