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Lewis L. Brown III

August 13, 1955 ~ February 6, 2022 (age 66)

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Lewis L. Brown III of Lock Haven, passed away Sunday February 6th at UPMC Williamsport.  He was born in Lock Haven, in 1955, the son of Lewis Brown Jr (deceased) and Carol Brown Hills.  He graduated from Lock Haven High Scholl in 1973 and had attended St Paul’s Episcopal Church where he served as an acolyte for several years.

He had been Assistant Operator at the Lock Haven Treatment Plant.  He received his PA State Certification in Water Analysis, after which he was employed at Penn State University as a technician in the Physical Plant until his retirement.

He was a former member of the Keystone Central School Board, where he received honors for helping to establish lights for Bald Eagle Nittany McGill Field.  He presented framed flags to several staff members of KSCD, and one is still on display in the Clinton County Courthouse.

In his healthier years, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, football, NASCAR and cooking.

He is survived by his mother, Carol Hills, stepfather Theodore Hills, both of Nippenose Village in Oval, brother Thomas (Dawn) Brown of Swissdale, daughter Erin (Forest) Herr, of Bellefonte, and three grandchildren.  Survivors also include niece Sarah Brown (Nick Connolly) with great nephew Samuel of Nittany and nephew Seth Brown (Kristin Manhart) of Swissdale.  He was predeceased by his father, Lewis Brown Jr, and son, Scott T Brown.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC., 121 West Main St. Lock Haven, PA. Online thoughts and memories can be made at or Yost-Gedon Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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