MATTOON -- Clifford “Cliff” C. Brown, age 46, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 8:14 A.M., Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL.
Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Cliff was born May 4, 1971, in Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of Arthur and Jean (Pickrem) Brown. He married Sharon L. (Glenn) Doty on August 1, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon Brown of Mattoon, IL ; one daughter, Jessica Brown of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; two step-sons, David Bennet of Millett, Alberta, Canada, and Nicholas Doty of Mattoon, IL; two grandchildren, Elijah Clements of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Ava Crane-Bennett of Millett, Alberta, Canada; his father, Arthur Brown of Elliott Lake, Ontario, Canada; two sisters, Karen Doiron husband Jean Claude of Escuminac, New Brunswick, Canada, Brenda Tresidder and husband Jim of Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada. Clifford is preceded in death by his mother.
Cliff honorably served his country in the Royal Canadian Navy as an electrician. He was a proud sailor who showed his patriotism for his country. He enjoyed woodworking and model making figures, such as ships, planes, and Lego. Cliff devoted his life to his family, children, and grandchildren, who will sadly miss him but his legacy of kindness and love will live through them.