Charles ‘Hank’ Brown Sr.


(Oct. 12, 1939 - Aug. 5, 2017)

Charles H. Brown Sr., better known as “Hank,” died peacefully Aug. 5, 2017, at the Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody. He was 77.

Hank was born Oct. 12, 1939, in Price, Utah, to Charles Brown and Nettie Mathney.

He served his country during the Vietnam War as a member of the U.S. Navy. He did three tours in Vietnam and retired from the U.S. Navy.

Hank loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and camping.

Hank was preceded in death by his wife Shelia Wilding.

He is survived by his children Claudia Lome, Charles H. Brown Jr. and Kathy Wilding; sisters and brothers May Marchello (Earl), Elnora Clark (John Polito), Pat Brown (Teresa), Jane Jensen (Gene), Ben Brown and many nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

A graveside service will be in Clark on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m.