WILLIAM A. BROWN JR., age 80, beloved husband of Ruth (Ranick) (deceased); dearest father of Michael, Pamela Blackburn (Gordon), Jeffrey and Kimberly Piluk (Todd); devoted grandfather of Michael and Alyx, Jake and Kylie, Cristin, Zach and Liam; great-grandfather of William; dear brother of Mary Solanics (Paul, deceased), Ernie (Charlene) and Paula Gardner (Brent); uncle, great-uncle and friend to many. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in William’s name to The Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44110 or The American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Final prayers at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday December 13, 2016. Interment immediately following at Euclid Cemetery. The family will receive friends at VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) MONDAY 4-8 P.M.