Albert “Chic” Brown

July 25, 2014 

Albert Elijah “Chic” Brown

Nov. 28, 1929 - July 20, 2014

Albert Elijah “Chic” Brown, 84, of Harrisonville, was born Nov. 28, 1929, in El Reno, Okla., the son of Glen Albert and Myrtle Marie (McIntire) Brown. He died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Cass Regional Medical Center, Harrisonville, surrounded by love and family.

On Nov. 18, 1950, Chic was united in marriage to Alberta Inez Fecht in Mexico, Mo.

Chic retired from the U.S. Air Force on April 30, 1973, at the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. He was a Korea war veteran and served with honor and pride in the Philippines; Morocco; England; Minot, N.D.; Roswell, N.M.; and Richards-Gebaur AFB in Grandview. After his retirement from the Air Force, he was employed as the operation director for the Marley Company in Kansas City, Kan., until his retirement in 1987. He was a member of United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, Twin Pines Country Club and the Men’s Golf Association. Most of all, Chic loved his family, was a true Oklahoma Sooner fan and enjoyed playing pitch at the Club every Thursday. Chic had moved to Harrisonville in 1972.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Chic is survived by his wife, Inez Brown, of the home; three sons, Tony Brown (Jane) Newburgh, N.Y., Mark Brown (Barbara) Clearfield, Utah, Matt Brown (Teresa) Lenexa, Kan.; his daughter, Amy Knox (Doug), Harrisonville; nine grandchildren, Tab, Misty, Valerie, Nathan, Matt, Sara, Kyle, Ali and Jackie; 10 great-grandchildren; other relatives and a host of friends.

Cremation. There was a memorial graveside service July 24 at Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, with Military Honors provided by the Air Force Funeral Honors Team.

The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross or to American Cancer Society.

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Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

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