Utah Carrol “ Toy ” Brown, 84, of Hartburg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, at his residence after an illness. Funeral services to remember his life will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Hartburg Baptist Church in Hartburg.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Tuesday at the church. Interment will follow services in the Deweyville Cemetery in Deweyville.

Toy was born on Aug. 12, 1927 in Hartburg, to his parents, Joshua Timothy Brown and Janie Mae (Sheppard) Brown, he lived in Hartburg all of his life on the family homestead, he worked as an insulator in the construction industry as a member of Insulator’s Local 112 and he retired in 1989.

Toy was a member of the Hartburg Baptist Church, he enjoyed spending time with his family, having family gatherings, hunting, fishing, going camping and he dearly enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids.

Toy is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Vernon T. “Preacher” Brown, Earl “ Tex ” Brown, Sr., Acy Lee Brown, Herman Brown and James Brown; his sisters, Pearl Hutson and Mamie Ruth Wall; and his sons, Toy Dale Brown and Bo Brown.

Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife of 59 years, Nancy M. “Sally” Brown of Hartburg; his daughter, Nancy “Sissie” Brown of Hartburg; his sons, Victor U. Brown and wife, Kelly of Deweyville and Arlon Davis and wife Sondra of Orange; 14 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and numerous extended family.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.