of Las Vegas, NV
May 2, 1960 - October 20, 2021
Billy D. Brown, of Las Vegas, NV passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He was born in Osceola, AR on May 2, 1960, to Elbert Brown and Dessie Hunter. Billy was a devoted Husband, Father, Brother, and friend. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, and listening to jazz music. He was a fan of old western movies, Star Trek, and sports. Although he traveled to many places across the country, and was a fan of numerous sports teams, there was no place like home. Billy loved his Arkansas Razorbacks. Billy also enjoyed his career and had a strong work ethic. He was respected by young and old colleagues as he gave his best to every job he held. Eventually, Billy was able to retire from American Airlines. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Olevia Brown; sons: Zebillion McGowan, Darrell Vaughn, Shanin Brown; daughters: Zenobia McGowan, Chardae Vaughn; grandchildren: Mahari McGowan, London McGowan, Zhi McGowan; brothers: Mark Jefferson, Alphonso Frazier, Thomas Frazier, Elbert Brown Jr.; sisters: Tracey Ross, Karen Jefferson, LaShawndra Brown, Tammy Richardson-Johnson and Janita Parker-Robinson. He was preceded in death by his parents Elbert Brown and Dessie (John) Jefferson. Visitation will be held at Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola, Arkansas on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 10:00am to 11:00am with the Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Whiteside Cemetery in Osceola, Arkansas.
I miss you, brother, and will forever hold you close to my heart. Every time something good happens to me, I look up to heaven and smile because I know my brother has kept me out of harm's way. So I miss seeing your smile in the morning.Love yaa Brown
Oh man.....this breaks my heart. You were a great friend. I'm glad I have a few pictures of us to remember you by. I'm at a loss for words.
Bill, you were a pleasure to work with in Dallas. You will be missed.
Words to Live by: Accept what is, Let go of what was, Have faith in what will be. Bill Brown blessed me and my family with discounted Airline tickets to our first family reunion in Columbia South Carolina. We were grateful for your kindness then and I am truly happy to have met you on earth. Until we meet again in the other plane of existence. May your family be at peace.
I new Bill Brown for over 20yrs. RIP my brother.
REST IN PEACE 🙏🏽 No more pain, no worries...We shall all meet again, Amen🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
Prayers and Condolences to the Family. You will be missed!
RIP, Bill. My prayers and deepest condolences to the family.
My sincere and deepest sympathy to the family. Bill it was so nice to visit with you in Vegas. Rest on my brother and you'll be truly missed.
Prayers and condolences to the family 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
He was a good man and always nice to meR.I.P Billy Brown
My deepest sympathy.
My love,prayers and condolences to the family. My friend, and My brother always will be remembered...🙏🏾🙏🏾❤
We send our heartfelt condolences to the family.
My condolences to The Brown family. I briefly knew and was friends with Bill in South Bend and he was a very cool guy that I was very fond of. He will be missed.Rest in Power my brother
Let's celebrate my brother life, he always gave me advice since the early 90's. I remember his favorite drink and the Blue Caddy. See you on the other side. Arkansas!
Condolences and Deepest Sympathy for the Brown, Frazier and Jefferson Family you are in our prayers
The Brown family has my prayers and condolences.
WeLove you Billy Brown and will miss you.
Rest and peace Bill
Prayers and love
You’ll forever be missed Mr. Brown.
God is good rest my brother
Sorry to hear about Bill your family have my deepest condolences
Bill will surely be missed. He never missed coming to any of our class of 1978 activities. We Love and will truly miss you my friend❤😢
Definitely praying for his wife Olivia and our entire family. You are already missed Bill.
I will miss you and the conversation. Love always and forever. RIPDerrie K.Hale Sr.
Our prayers and condolences to the Brown and Jefferson family.
Praying for my family, cousin Bill you will be missed. ❤️❤️🌹🌹
Prayers and Condolences to the Family; R.I.P Bill Brown
B.B. , you'll will be miss by ALL your brothers and sister in the Airline Industries . We had fun working together in Vegas and you teaching me a lot about the business. Love you my brother and save me a spot on God's ramp . R.I.P. B.B.
RIP Cousin you will be miss till we meet again
Not here in body,always here in Soul my brother
“RIL” my friend. Peace and Blessing to the family
Love ya cuz. You’ll truly be missed. Thanks for the conversations that we’ve had in the past.
My deepest condolences to his loving family.
I send my deepest condolences to the immediate family of Bill Brown as your pain and loss is much deeper than any of us could know. I pray for Bill’s journey back to the Lord and his spiritual ascent are of peace and ease. My heart will continue to incorporate his energy, political wit, and spiritual essence into my life forever more in humble reverence to a life well lived….. rest on my friend… rest on. 🙏🏿❤️🙏🏿
I will always remember you brotha 🙏🏽❤️ You gave me great advice. Rest In Peace 😢
Love 💘 you cousin. You are definitely missed. ❤❤❤
will miss you, more than words can say. Praying for the entire family. Love your cousin, Carl, (James).
You will be missed cousin. 🙌🏾❤
My friend, my dear cousin, I loved you so. Bill I will truly miss you, I loved you but God loved you best, rest until Jesus awakes you and call you home. Gloria
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. Cousin Bill you will be missed.. rested on and I will see you in the other side.Love Cuzn Ann
You will be missed cousin
You are being missed Bill Brown always and forever in our hearts cousin🌹
My classmate 1978 graduate.
You will be missed!
My prayers and deepest sympathy to the family.