Mr. Ezekiel Benjamin Brown, 83, of Mt. Airy passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born in Baltimore, MD on November 3, 1933 to the late Ezekial and Lilian Boardly Brown. Mr. Brown served our country in the United States Army. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Woodham Brown of the home; step daughter, Mildred Galloway and husband, Johnson of Pilot Mountain; sister-in-law, Nokomis Nelson of MD; brothers-in-law, Andrew White of MD, and David Shannon of SC; many other in-laws. In addition to his parents, Mr. Brown was preceded in death by step daughters, Golder White, and Nokomis Ervin; sisters, Hilda Brown, Rosetta Stewart, and Ruth Holmes; a brother; a special nephew, Terrence Brown. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at