Mr. Brown was born Dec. 11, 1939, in Ardmore, Okla., to Clay Edgar Brown and Elleen (Scheibe) Brown.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Clay Brown Jr.
Survivors include four children, Ronald E. (Kathryn) Brown of Bulverde, Lorrie Ann Nybro of Tyler, Vicki Jolene Hannigan of Ventura, Calif. and Trueman Brown Jr. of Ventura, Calif.; a brother, William Junnie (Lorraine) Brown of New Braunfels; two sisters, Ella (Freddie) Engel and Betty (Donald) Mills, both of New Braunfels; a sister-in-law, Sandra Brown of Cibolo; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels Wednesday, Dec. 26, from 5 to 9 p.m.
A graveside service was conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Hill Country Memorial Gardens in New Braunfels.
Arrangements were under the direction of Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, New Braunfels.