Horace E. Brown of Cabool, Missouri, passed away October 15, 2013 in Springfield, Missouri, at 91 years of age.
He was born on February 5, 1922 in Kim, Colorado, the youngest child of Horace P. and Lily (Hinkle) Brown.
He joined the Navy in 1939 at the age of 17 and retired in 1959 after 20 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; his wife, Ruth in 2003; and seven brothers and sisters.
He is survived by one son, Roy L. Brown of Cabool; three grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.
Interment with full military honors was in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri, on October 21, 2013 under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.
Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.