AMerican Veteran 11

Brown Wyatt

February 4, 1927 ~ May 6, 2020 (age 93)


Brown Wyatt, 93 of the Micaville community went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 6 at the Charles George Veterans CLC in Asheville, NC. He was born Feb 4, 1927 in Yancey County and was the son of the late General Grant and Abby Buchanan Wyatt. He was proceeded in death by his wife Elizabeth Hilliard Wyatt who died March 23, 2020. Also sisters; Dolly Boone, Nola Boone, Francis Dale, Lucille, Jewel and brothers Rev. CG (Cleveland), Arnold, Jack, Paul and Jay. He is survived by a daughter; Toni Smith and husband Jackie of Seneca, SC; a son, Ronnie Wyatt of Micaville; grandchildren Cristal and Bradley Smith; and great-grandchildren Ryan and Haley Smith and Kyle Lewis. Brown also had many friends and family members.

He loved the Lord and faithfully enjoyed going to church and was always available to help others. He was a charter member of Morningstar Baptist church of Micaville and helped establish the church and was the choir director for many years.

Brown proudly served his country in the ARMY for 10 years as a Sergeant First Class in WWII and the Korean war. After leaving the army he worked as a butcher, floor refinished, carpenter and painter.

He enjoyed the outdoors and always enjoyed hunting and fishing and worked some with the Wildlife Commission in Yancey County. The Outer Banks of NC was a favorite place for him and his family and close friends to go on vacation to fish. He made many good memories there.

As a member of the DAV he served his community by driving the DAV van for many needing rides to the VA in Asheville.

He also volunteered as an Honor Guard.

We’d like to thank all his family and friends for visits and calls and especially all the prayers. A Special thanks goes out to all the doctors, nurses and staff at the Charles George VA Hospital and CLC in Asheville. Thanks also to the local Sergeant E. L. Randolph chapter #57 of the DAV.

A private Burial will be in Morningstar Baptist church cemetery with Doug Bare officiating. Due to the COVID virus a memorial service will be held at a later date in conjunction with his wife.

Memorials may be made to: Gideons International, P. O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714 or donations to the Local DAV.

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Wyatt family. 

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