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Wilbur Thomas Brown

Wilbur Thomas Brown, age 75, of Moorefield, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at his home.

Born April 19, 1947, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Marshall M. and Rosie (Redman) Brown. He was also preceded in death by his companion, Bernice Ford on March 17, 2023, one daughter, Kimberly, and his chidren’s mother, Helena “Shug” Kane.

Wilbur served his country in the U.S. Army. He then worked as a factory worker at Heinz Ketchup in Pittsburgh. He then moved to Moorefield where he worked as a farmer.

Wilbur is survived by two sons, Wilbur Brown, Jr. and Jeffrey Brown and a step-son, Anthony Kane; several cousins, and Bernice’s son Roger Ford and his wife, Susie.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at Elmore Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Dan Sterns officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Elmore Funeral home is honored to be assisting Wilbur’s family with his arrangements.