Photo:  Harold W. Brown of Seneca

Harold W. Brown age 82, of Seneca, IL, passed away February 9, 2021 at his home.

Harold was born on September 6, 1938 in Morris, IL to the late George and Ethel (nee Hanscom) Brown. He married the former Mary Hatton on June 18, 1960 at the Seneca Methodist Church. Harold owned and operated his own carpet business for over 50 years. He enjoyed collecting antiques and arrowheads. He also loved being at home on his farm and his dog, Kelly.

Surviving are his wife, Mary, of Seneca; one brother, George “Bud” Brown, Jr., of Morris; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sister, Ruth (Pete) Shanley; and sister-in-law, Helen M. Brown.

Visitation will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, February 12, from 2-3 p.m. with funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery in Braceville, IL.

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