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William Miles Browning, Sr.

September 27, 1934 - December 22, 2018

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William Miles Browning, Sr., 84, of Madison Heights, Va. died on Saturday, December 22, 2018, in Lynchburg, Va. He was the husband of Grace Browning for 44 years.

Born Thursday, September 27, 1934 in Nelson County, Va., he was the son of the late William Browning and the late Jessee Purvis Browning.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin Browning and Tray Browning; and two sisters, Edie Stevens and Doris Johnson.

William served his country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Air Force. He attended Union Christian Church and retired from Brockman Chevrolet

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, William M. Browning, Jr., (Charlotte), Randall Browning, Debbie Campbell Ware (Mike), and A. Wayne Campbell (Pam); brother, Waller Browning; sisters, Penny Umbarger (Charles) and Gayle Graybill (Mason); eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of William’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Union Christian Church with the Reverend Jim Freeman officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Union Christian Church,160 Parsonage Road, Madison Heights, VA 24572.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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