Carl F. Brown, 92, of rural Willard, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
He was born July 22, 1920, in Chicago, son of the late Carl and Olive (Rogers) Brown. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering. Mr. Brown was a tool and die maker and later was in charge of plant construction for U.S. Gypsum Company. He then was the machine shop manager at the Sandusky Foundry for 33 years, retiring in 1989.
He enjoyed the outdoors, hiking, walking his dogs and being with friends.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Velda Sue (Preston) Brown whom he married July 23, 1964; four children, Robert Brown, of Toledo, David Brown, of Bolivar, Ohio, Jeffrey Brown, of Canton, Ohio, and Pamela Powers, of Shelbyville, Ky.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Carlson.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister.
No services will take place at this time. Secor Funeral Home in Willard, assisted the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to Back to the Wild, 4504 Bardshar Road, Castalia, OH 44824.
Condolences may be made at secorfuneralhomes.com.