Walter Brown, 83, of Seligman, passed away in his home on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. He was born on Dec. 20, 1933, in Rogers, Ark., son of Christopher and Nancy (Swadley) Brown. On Aug.13, 1956, he was united in marriage to Austin Marie Richardson in Rogers, Ark.
Survivors include: his wife, Marie Brown, of Seligman; two sons, Russell Brown, of Washburn and Larry Brown, of Seligman; five daughters, Belinda Maybee and her husband Dewayne, of Green Forest, Ark., Karen Keith, of Springdale, Ark., Terry Kiser and her husband Ron, of Rogers, Ark.; Sarah Hampton and her husband Ralph, of Springdale, Ark., and Amy Hirschi, of Garfield, Ark.; 22 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Steven Brown; one daughter, Karla Brown; two grandsons; two great-grandsons; two brothers, Wilburn Brown and Guy Brown; and two sisters, Rebecca Brown and Alberta Canday.
A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.