Obituary: Sherman Brown, 88, of Ludington

December 21, 2022

Sherman Brown

Obituary: Sherman Brown, 88, of Ludington

Sherman “Sherm” Eugene Brown, 88, of Ludington, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2022. Sherman was born December 1, 1934, the son of William Henry Brown and Amy Isabela (Sherman) Eckley. Sherman was a 1952 graduate of Ludington High School. 

Sherman married the love of his life, Carole Jean (Whitman) Brown on December 3, 1955, spending 67 wonderful years with her until his passing. Sherman worked for C&O Railway, Chessie System, and CSX Transportation in operations and dispatch for 42 years until his retirement in 2000. He was an active and faithful member of Bethany Lutheran Church. Sherman had a great love for horses. As an active man, he loved to roller skate, ski, and dance. 

Sherman is survived by his wife, Carole; son, Craig; daughters, Stacy Smith, and Stephanie Billow; son-in-law, Steve Billow; grandchildren, Jennifer Brown, Aaron Brown, Morgan, Raechelle Gretencord, Brennan Billow, and Theresa Brown; and eight great grandchildren. 

Sherman was preceded in death by his son, Chris Brown, and grandson, Nicholas C. Link. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, 


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