Sheldon Brown was born to Byron and Lorraine Brown Sept. 5, 1967, in Missoula, Mont. He married the love of his life, Amy Brown, in 1986. Sheldon and Amy were married for 33 years and said they had a fairy tale marriage that most could only dream of having.
Sheldon always had a passion for cars. He worked in car sales and autobody for several years before he decided to venture into something new and then he found himself working in the coal mines.
Sheldon was a man of his word and was always willing to lend a helping hand and give what he could to help others. A true people-person, Sheldon never knew a stranger. He always knew how to bring laughter to his family and friends. He will always be remembered for his great personality, helping hands and infectious smile. Spending time with his family and friends was always his favorite pastime.
Sheldon, of Custer, S.D., died July 2, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 51.
He is survived by his wife, Amy; three children, Cody (Shazalyne) Brown, Carissa (Steven) Dillon and Crystal Chapman; and eight grandchildren
No services will be held. Instead, Sheldon always wanted people to celebrate the life that he shared with them.
A celebration of life will be set at a later date.