Carl Norman McCoy- Brown, 88, of Louisville, KY, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:30 PM on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, KY. He was born on July 30, 1928 in Mt Vernon, IL a son of John Jefferson and Eula Elizabeth (Garrison) McCoy-Brown. He married Margaret Field on September 19, 1954 in St David, Illinois. She preceded him in death on March 7, 2008.
Also, preceded him in death is his parents, one brother, Teddy Walker, and one sister, Mary Cheek.
Surviving is one daughter, Carla Sue Brown of Louisville, KY; and two grandchildren, Nakai Alexander Brown and Isabeau Sage Halcomb both of Louisville, KY; one brother, Narrah McCoy, and one sister, Betty Huston both of Mt Vernon.
Carl was Director of Transportation for many years at Keystone steel and wire, and later retired in 1993 as Vice President for Westmoreland Coal Company in Philadelphia, he was a member of First United Methodist Church in Peoria, and member of 32nd Masons of Mohammed Temple in Bartonville. Carl proudly served his country during World War II as a veteran of the United States Navy.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton, visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 PM on Tuesday at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1995 North Main Street, Canton. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Memorials can be made to Fulton County Humane Society. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com