‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees
Send a Sympathy Gift


K.L. Sharp Funeral Home
Saturday September 26th, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm

View Details

Funeral Service

K.L. Sharp Funeral Home
Sunday September 27th, 2020

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Ernest's visitation.

Ernest D. Brown

Ernest D. Brown, 80, of Whitney Point, NY, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the Willow Point Nursing Home, Vestal, NY, while surrounded by his family.

Ernie was born in Cortland, NY, of August 16, 1940, the son of the late Duke and Lorraine West Brown.  A lifetime resident of the area, he attended the Countryside Christian Chapel in Itasca.  Prior to his retirement, he drove truck for Conventry Transport.  He was a proud member of the American Professional Rodeo Association and Empire Rodeo Association.  He enjoyed country music, dancing, and collecting and showing his classic cars.

He is survived by the love of his life, Nancy Sweet, of Whitney Point; and his children, Chrystal Loomis of Cincinnatus, Mark (Linda) Brown of Cincinnatus, Debbie (Eric) Tillman of Mooresville, NC, Gordon (Kimberly) Brown of Cincinnatus, Bryan Brown of Cincinnatus, Shawn (Teresa) Brown of Apple Valley, CA, Shelley Arnold of Whitney Point, and William Lawrence of Moravia.  He also leaves behind 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Paul Brown; sisters, Barbara Brown and Josephine Peak; a son-in-law, Kevin Loomis; and a daughter-in-law, Jody Lawrence.

The family will be present to receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY, on Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. with his pastor, Reverend Bruce Glazier officiating.  NYS guidelines regarding capacity, social distancing, and wearing face coverings will be followed.  Entombment will be in Willet Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of Ernie may be directed to Willow Point Nursing Home Activity Fund, 3700 Vestal Road, Vestal, NY 13850.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ernest Brown, please visit our flower store.


A candle was lit in memory of Ernest Brown

Gabe & Geri Oakley Sep 27 2020 12:00 AM

Boss, life is on Bull that everyone gets bucked off at some point. You rode it Wild, Hard, and for a Super Long Time!!! You will be sorely missed but remembered forever. RIP and I hope you get to meet Doc again!! Luv Ya

Kenny Diaz Sep 26 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ernest Brown

Jennifer Sep 26 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ernest Brown

The White family Sep 24 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ernest Brown

Larry L. Mitchell Sr Sep 23 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about your dad guys- many condolences to the whole family. Love Aunt Sally.

Sally Fish Sep 23 2020 12:00 AM

Our sympathy to the Brown family. Our thoughts are with you.

Tim and Melanie Campbell Sep 23 2020 12:00 AM

Great man. Loved Uncle Ernie. Love to you ALL

Shelley Scoville Sep 22 2020 12:00 AM