In Memory


York Brown

York Eugene Brown, 71, passed away on February 22, 2020 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Coalville, Utah on May 21, 1948 to Eugene and Beulah Brown. York is the eternal companion of Bonnie, and a wonderful father to three daughters, Whitney, Wendy, and Marci. He has 6 beautiful grandchildren.

He loved his country and served in the Army, Navy, and Air Force Reserves. He was involved in the largest combat information transport system installation in the Air Force as a general purpose vehicle mechanic and for this service was awarded in December of 1999 The Air Force Achievement Medal. He retired from the Air Force Reserve in 2002.

He love his community and worked at the State of Utah Department of Corrections as a corrections officer, where he was forced to end his career early due his Parkinson’s disease.

He loved family, working on cars, guns, music, peanut butter cups, and walks down memory lane.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Beulah Brown; daughter Marci Brown; and brother Shane Kartchner. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Brown; daughters Whitney Lowery and Wendy (Aaron) Slivka; sister Jill Russell; and brother Mark Maxwell.

The family would like to Thank St. Joseph Villa for taking care of York during the last 3 years of his life.

A viewing will be held on Thursday February 27th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday February 28th at 11:00 am with a viewing at 10:00 am. Both services will be held at Wasatch Lawn, 3401 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84106.


Bonnie Brown, Wife

Whitney Lowery, Daughter

Wendy (Aaron) Slivka, Daughter

Marci Brown, Daughter (deceased)

Jill Russell, Sister

Mark Maxwell, Brother

York is also survived by his 6 beautiful grandchildren who will cherish his memory


Aaron Slivka, Pallbearer                                Jonathan Asper Pallberer

Mike Wolfe, Pallbearer                                 Levi Asper, Pallbearer

Andrew Wolfe, Pallbearer                           Jaran Sweat, Pallbearer

Adam Wolfe, Pallbearer                                Darren Stoke, Pallbearer


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