Billy Ralph Brown, 92, Harrisonville, Missouri, died Friday, July 29, 2016 at Meadow View of Harrisonville. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.
Billy was born February 10, 1924 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, the son of Earl and Gladys (Arnold) Brown. He worked as a carpenter and was a WWII U.S. Army veteran. He married Grace Moreland on September 29, 1942 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Terry Brown, four brothers, Jack, Jim, Leonard, and Paul, one sister, Imogene, and his wife, Grace. He is survived by one son, John Brown and wife, Angelea, Garden City, Missouri; three daughters, Pat Demoret and husband, Kelly, Creighton, Missouri, Becky Cruse and husband, Earl, Archie, Missouri, and Pam Snell and husband, Rick, Latour, Missouri; one sister, Ruth Hoke and husband Jack, Sun City, Arizona; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.