Cecil Garland Brown of St. Peters, Missouri, passed away on June 29, 2019 at the age of 74.
Cecil was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Pauline, his brother, Zane, and his mother-in-law, Mary Cornwell. He is survived by his loving wife, Gail (Cornwell), daughters Lori (Clapper) and Jennifer (Pointer), sons-in-law James Clapper and Dirk Pointer, his grandchildren Katelyn, Jeff, Matthew, Justin, Tim, Luke and Tyler, his brother and sister-in-law Gary and Ann Brown, father-in-law Wayne Cornwell and numerous other family members and friends.
Cecil proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He and Gail celebrated 49 years of marriage on June 20, 2019. Although Cecil was originally from Ekron, KY, he and Gail spent most of their married life in Missouri, where Cecil worked in pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging.
Cecil loved spending time with his family, from weekly game nights with plenty of popcorn, to cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals; every moment was filled with love and laughter. Cecil was a strong man of faith and spent many years teaching Sunday School and working with youth.
Cecil never knew a stranger and his hugs are legendary. Although we celebrate his heavenly home-going, the world will never be the same without him. He was loved more than he ever knew.
The family would like to thank all of the many friends who have blessed us with your love and support. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations to the American Heart Association.
"But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you." ~ Matthew 6:33