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Cyril Murray Brown Sr., 85, husband of Ancel Davis Brown, of Versailles, and formerly of Pensacola, Florida, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.

Born on Sept. 29, 1933, in Evergreen, Alabama, he was the son of the late John Leon and Sudie Cook Brown. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired as a Program Manager in the civil service with the U. S. Army, where he was chief of the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP). He expanded the program to include non-aeronautical equipment and put in motion the building of the AOAP mobile laboratories and drafting the AOAP war time role, which was used to support operations in Desert Storm/Desert Shield.

After moving to Lexington, he helped to form the Lexington Youth Soccer Association. Following his acceptance as a member in Scotland, he organized the Clan Lamont Society of N.A. in the U.S, the Scottish Heritage Society of N.A. and the Burns Society.

He planned and developed the Woodford County Recycling Center.

In addition to his wife of 57 years, he is survived by a daughter, Teresa Brown, Penscaola, Florida; a son, Cyril Murray Brown Jr.. Corpus Christi, Florida; and a granddaughter, Claira Ann Brown.

Services were held Friday, Nov. 16, at Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, by the Rev. Ken Griffin. Burial followed at Barrancas National Cemetery; Pensacola, Florida.

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