Hiram Eddie Brown Jr., 90, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at Autumn Care in Cornelius, N.C. He was born October 20, 1931, in Spartanburg, S.C., to the late Hiram Eddie Brown Sr. and Mattie Jewell Scott Brown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Scott.
He graduated from Mooresville Central High School. He worked for Transco for over 38 years until his retirement. Hiram was one of the oldest living members of Broad Street United Methodist Church. He and his wife Phyllis enjoyed square dancing and camping and were charter members of the Spinning Moors and members of the Carolina Guroos Camping Club. He loved to paint and was a charter member of Mooresville Artist Guild and a member of the RC Wingers, and he enjoyed wood working. He was a member of Mooresville Masonic Lodge #496 AF&AM and Adah Chapter #258 Order of the Eastern Star and was Past Worthy Patron.
Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his loving wife of 67 years, Phyllis Greenhill Brown; son, James “Jimmy” Scott Brown (Kim); and grandchildren, Mattie Rae Brown, and Stewart Scott Brown.
Services to Celebrate Hiram’s life will be held on Tuesday, October 25, at 4 p.m. at Broad Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Roger Underwood officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be one hour prior to the service from 3 to 4 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Willow Valley Cemetery with Masonic graveside rites.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mooresville Arts, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville, NC 28115.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Brown family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.