Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
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Fred Billings Brown, 76, died of cancer, on Sunday, Nov. 7, 1993, at his residence in Battle Mountain, Nevada.
A native of Enterprise, he was born Sept. 13, 1917, the son of Fred and Grace Elizabeth (Humpherys) Brown.
He was educated in Baker City and worked as a mechanic and truck owner/operator. In 1958 he started to work for Reno Truck Service until he was forced to retire because of ill health. He moved to Reno in 1955 and worked for McCloud Trucking of Reno and then established his own trucking company, moving to Battle Mountain in 1973.
Survivors include his sons, Robert Brown of Battle Mountain, Michael Brown of Fall City, Wash., Steve Brown of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; daughter, Karen Gonalez of Anaheim, Calif.; sister, Millicent George of Baker City; one grandson; aunt, Merle Dezler of Pendleton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Frank in Pearl Harbor on the Arizona and one son, Fred B. Brown, Jr.
Graveside services will be held Friday, Nov. 12, 1993, at 11 a.m. at the Enterprise Cemetery.
A memorial is being established with the Lander County Animal Shelter, Battle Mountain, Nev. 89820.
Arrangements are under the direction of Albertson Funeral Home of Winnemucca, Nev.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday November 11, 1993, Page 2