October 12, 2023
Eugene Earnest Brown passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 in Haxtun at the age of 100.
Eugene was born April 30, 1923, in Yetta to Abe and Beulah (Cochran) Brown. He attended and graduated from Fleming High School in 1942. After graduation, he served in WWII in the United States Army Air Corp in the China, Burma, India theatre as a flight surgeon assistant. He obtained the rank of Tech 4 and earned the Asiatic Pacific, Good Conduct and WWII Victory medals for his service. He was honorably discharged on Feb. 2, 1946. Eugene was honored on his 100 birthday by the State of Colorado, Senate...