Jack Wylie Brown, 98, died Friday, July 3, 2020, at the Anna Mae Owen Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky. Mr. Brown was born in Caldwell County, Kentucky on July 25, 1921 to George Wylie and Laura Lester Brown.
He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Princeton, Kentucky. Mr. Brown was a decorated war veteran, and retired 27 year Army officer. While serving in the military, he was a member of the CID specializing in the use of the lie detector. He was instrumental in introducing the lie detector into the court system. Upon his military retirement, Brown owned and operated a security firm in South Carolina.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Hopper Brown, and three brothers-George, Robert and Marlon Brown.
Mr. Brown is survived by one son, Wylie Brown (Nikky), Atlanta, Georgia; two daughters, Becki Reed (Charles) and Susan Mullane (Fred) of Murray, Kentucky; grandchildren Amy Seltsam (Patrick), Dayton, Ohio, Jon Wilson, Murray, Beth Wilson, Atlanta, Georgia, Jason Reed (Becky), Murray, Kentucky, Christopher Barth, Clinton, South Carolina; Taylor Barth (Nora), Murray, Kentucky; and Cameron Barth (Shelby), Nashville, Tennessee; and great grandchildren Jack, Ryan and Anna Cate Seltsam, Dayton, Ohio, Emily Reed, Murray, Kentucky; and Mae Barth, Nashville, Tennessee. He is also survived by one brother, John H. Brown (Bonnie) of Princeton, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services, for family only due to Covid-19, was Monday, July 6, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Eddy Creek Cemetery, Princeton, Kentucky. Morgan’s Funeral Home Princeton was in charge or arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Anna Mae Owen Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murry, Kentucky, 42071, or to Central Presbyterian Church, 206 W Main Street, Princeton, Kentucky, 42445.