Milford Francis Brown, 82 of Taylorville passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 8:45 p.m. at Life’s Journey Senior Living Center in Taylorville, IL. He was born on May 12, 1937 in Taylorville, IL the son of Charles A. and Clara (Huffman) Brown. He graduated from Taylorville High School with the class of 1955 and Eastern Illinois University with a BS in Education. Later he got his masters degree and any kind of math was his subject. Milford started teaching in 1959 starting at Tower Hill, then moving to Canton where he was also a member of the Lions Club and he produced the school plays. He was awarded Teacher of The Year in 1967. From Canton he taught in Bethany and retired in 2000 from Morrisonville School District where he was grade school principal, he taught grade school and high school.
Milford never married but was survived by his sisters: Ellen Davis and Marilyn Guthrie Dixon of Taylorville, 9 nieces and nephews, 11 great nieces and nephews, and 6 great-great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters: Martha Greffe, Mildred Garwood, brother: Charles J. Brown, brothers-in-law: Virgil Griffe, Robert Garwood, Robert Davis, Charles Guthrie, Norman Dixon and sister-in-law: Vivian Brown.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Taylorville High School Sports Boosters C/O: Taylorville High School 815 W. Springfield Rd. Taylorville, IL 62568.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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