Elwood Edward Brown Jr., 63, of Effingham passed away at 3:40 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Bunker Cemetery in Flora. Memorials may go to donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.pagelfuneralhome.com.
Elwood was born on Oct. 10, 1953, in Clay County, the son of Elwood E. Sr. and Pauline (Strange) Brown. He was a member of the Mason Masonic Lodge and Edgewood American Legion Post 1168. He enjoyed building hotrods and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his son, Jason Brown of Effingham; Carrie Lansford (husband Wyatt) of Vandalia; two sisters, Sara Phillips (husband Larry) of Belle Rive, and Marry Phlueger (husband John) of Sandoval; four grandchildren, Chloe Lansford, Halen Brown, Anthony Lansford and Blaise Lansford.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elwood Sr. and Pauline Brown; and three sisters, Linda Pilcher, Sue Harmon and baby sister in infancy.
Published on March 31, 2017