Chester Earl Brown

Published 8:32 am Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Chester Earl Brown


Chester Earl Brown, 72, of Maxey Valley, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 3, 2017. Born November 14, 1944, he was the son of the late Earl and Eva Mae Griffin Brown. Chester attended a one room school in Maxey Valley before attending Cox Elementary. He was a Kentucky Colonel, enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a masonry contractor for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Wilma Sharlene Carey Brown; two sons, David (Trudy) Brown of Oregon and Mark Brown of Liberty; one daughter, Kathy (Charles) Ricker of Danville; six grandchildren, Lacey Elliott, Brandon and James William Brown, and Hannah, James Gabriel and Nathaniel Brown; two sisters-in-law, Loretta (Bill) Kleckner and Carolyn Claunch; one brother-in-law, Kenneth (Diana) Carey; and special family member, Malinda Barnard. Services will be at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Thursday by Bro. Jerry Burnett. Burial is in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Keith Thacker, Bill Kleckner, Kenneth Carey, Christopher Carey, James Gabriel Brown and Charles Ricker. Visitation is 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions suggested to Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Guestbook is available at