Charles "Larry" Brown, age 80, of Albia, passed away on Saturday evening, December 8, 2018 in Knoxville, under the care of EveryStep Hospice. He was born in Pershing, Iowa on March 1, 1938 to Charles Mancel and Ada Irene (Thomas) Brown. \n\nCharles enlisted with the United States Army National Guard. He married Mary Rose Dethrow on November 5, 1955 in Des Moines. Mary passed away on September 2, 1999. He later married Patsy Ilene Heiden on December 13, 2002. \n\nCharles was a contractor for many years. He was a member of the Living Church of God, and a past member of Coast Guard Auxiliary. His passions were motor homes, boats, lake homes, camping, and loved raising many various animals, especially his dairy cows. He was a proud political conservative. He enjoyed studying his bible every night, and he loved sharing the word. We all loved the man who loved everybody. \n\nHe is survived by his wife, Patsy of Albia, six children and five step children, Michael Brown of Lake of the Ozarks, Kelly (Daniel) Binns of Knoxville, Kirk (Brenda) Brown of Knoxville, Jodi (David) Willardson of Knoxville, Brian (Debbie) Brown of Lovilia, Ronnie (Kristy) Brown of Lovilia; step children, Branden (Brenda) Heiden of Missouri, Julie Brown of Albia, Heath (Sonia) Heiden of Albia, Heather (Erin) Hibma of Pleasantville, Rhea Heiden of Albia; sixteen grandchildren, twenty one step grandchildren, and too many great grandchildren to count . He is also survived by half sisters, Glenda Ann Brown, Diane Buchanon, and half brother, David Brown. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ada Brown, wife, Mary Rose, one grandson in infancy, Clinton Larry Brown; brother, Darrel Brown, half brothers, Denny Brown and Gary Brown, and step grandson, Chandler Heiden. \n\nFuneral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Sinnott Funeral Home, Gilbert Chapel in Lovilia with Pastor Brian Pomicter officiating and Adam Binns will be the Eulogist. Burial will follow in Marysville Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, opening to the public at 1:00 p.m., with family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday evening at Sinnott Funeral Home in Lovilia. Memorials will be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com \n To send flowers to the family of Charles "Larry" Brown, please visit our.