Ralph C. Brown 90, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Ralph Carlton Brown 90, Watertown, NY, passed away in his sleep on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at his daughter’s home in Colorado Springs CO.

Services will be held for the convenience of the family.  Spring burial will be in the North Watertown Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown.

He was born on Feb. 17, 1930, in Watertown, NY, to the late Carlton and Lillian Brown.

He married his first wife and remained married until her death on Oct.31,1968. He married his second wife Dortha Eckert in 1969 and remained married until his death.

Ralph served in the U.S Marine Corps from 1947 to 1950.

Following his honorable discharge from the military, Ralph went to work at the St. Regis Paper Company in Deferiet until his retirement.

Surviving are his wife, Dortha Brown, Watertown NY; and children, Charles Brown, Vine Grove, KY; Thomas Eckert, Watertown, NY; Eva Staie, Lowville, NY; Donna Swanson, Colorado Springs, CO; Linda Cisco, Clayton, NY; Tina Setterman, Rock Hill, SC; Mark Brown, Carthage, MO; and Sallee Eckert, Sedona, AZ.

A sister, Helen Loomis and his first wife, Clara Margaret Pringle preceded him in death.

Online condolences may be made at ReedBenoit.com.