Clyde Cleve Brown Jr, 83, passed away on July 17, 2023 in Mission TX. He was born on June 9, 1940 in Colt, AR to Clyde Cleve Brown, Sr. and Thelma Nevada Prince Brown. He was known by his family and close friends as “Junior”. He was a very devoted father of 2 daughters. A loving and caring individual who cherished his family above all else. He spent his childhood in the small community known as Pine Tree outside of Colt where he grew up fishing and trapping with his Grandfather, Father, Brother and Cousins. He cherished the memories of his childhood and would visit Pine Tree often. After his immediate family moved from Pine Tree to Sheridan, he graduated High School and continued his educational pursuits at Arkansas Tech University. It was there he earned his Master in Mathematics. He then attended the University of Oklahoma to earn his Master of Natural Science. \nDuring his younger years, he served as a computer programmer for NASA, working on several Apollo Missions. He later transitioned to the airline industry before returning to NASA as a contractor, specializing in programming and systems development for space probes. Clyde (Junior) has a wide range of hobbies, including golf, hunting, fishing, music and dancing. He was an avid traveler and spent his retirement years exploring different countries and experiencing diverse cultures. He cherished the time spent with his family and delighted in sharing stories of his adventures. \nHe was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Cleve Brown, Sr., mother, Thelma Nevada (Prince) Brown, sister, Dorothy (Dottie) Bright and brother, Harold Brown.\nClyde leaves behind his wife Betty Brown of Mission Tx, his daughter, Robin Brown Hightower and her husband Jeffrey Todd Hightower as well as his daughter Wendy Brown Brondum and her husband Daryl Brondum. He also leaves behind six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews.\nA celebration of life will be held in Pine Tree, AR at a later date where family and friends will gather to honor his memory. The family asks you to consider contributions in his name to the American Cancer Society to aid research in finding early detection and cures for Pancreatic Cancer.\nClyde Cleve Brown Jr will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him. His legacy of love, dedication, and adventurous spirit will forever be cherished.