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Troy Tilden Brown

July 3, 1934 ~ August 4, 2017 (age 83)

The Piano Brothers

Troy Tilden Brown, 83, of Marion passed away Friday, August 4, 2017, at Autumn Care of Marion.

Troy was born in McDowell County to the late Joe Buster Brown and Wayma Burleson Brown. He was a graduate of Marion High School and worked most of his life in the textile industries in McDowell County.

Troy was a loving father and grandfather. He always managed to show his family they were loved by the special things he would do. Whether it was rabbit hunting, a swing set or joining the Marion Lake Club, just so his sons could play golf, Troy loved his family. Troy enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Preceding Troy in death was his brother, Carroll Brown. Surviving are his two sons, Troy “Til” Brown, Jr. and Gary Brown of Marion; three grandchildren, Gwendolyn Bray and husband Scott of Morganton, Jesse Brown of Charlotte and Alicia Sanders and husband Josh of Marion; his great-grandchildren Hunter, Chase and Cole Bray and Riley JoAnn Sanders; and a brother, Joey Brown.

A private celebration to his life was held Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion. Troy’s family will greatly miss him. In lieu of flowers please donate to your church of choice.


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