William "Bill" Brown

November 20, 1932 ~ May 13, 2020 (age 87)




William “Bill” Brown, 87, of Bardstown passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.  He was born on November 20, 1932 in Nelson County.  He was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War, a former State Trooper, retired from Barton’s Distillery and a bus driver for the Bardstown City School System, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Lee Brown; a son, James T. Brown; grandson, Jeremy Brown; parents, Owen and Margaret Brown; and a brother, Robert O. Brown.


He is survived by five children, Stephanie (Rick) Bastin of Nicholasville, Billy (Paula) Brown, Mike (Lisa) Brown, Patty (Cliff) Buzick, and Kathy (Charlie) Downs all of Bardstown; thirteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry Brown; and several nieces and nephews.


His visitation will be private and private burial at St. Joseph Cemetery. 


Memorial contributions may go to the Humane Society of Nelson County.

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