William (Bill) Brown

Profile Updated: December 5, 2018
Residing In: Haslet, TX
Spouse/Partner: Cricket From Fort Worth, Texas - Together for over 27 exciting years and still counting.
Occupation: Retired in 1982 - Again 2008 from Dept. of Defense
Children: Mark, born December 1964 - not married, Living Winter Park Colorado and loving it.
Nikki, born December More…1969 - not married, Living Winter Park Colorado and loving it.
Scott - stepson, born 1964 - Married to Staci Siefert, Family serving Christ and living in Costa Rica with 3 children.
Jodi - stepdaughter, born 1969 - Married to Bill Taylor, Nurse, Baylor Hospital Texas with 4 children
Military Service: Marine Corps - 1961-1967 and DOD retired 2008  
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After 6 years in the Marine Corps, (1961 - 1967) moved with first family from Bloomington to Winter Park, Colorado and purchased a couple of ski lodges. The Woodspur and Winter Haven. Some of you were able to come and stayed with us and go skiing. While running the lodges, I became a Ski Instructor in my spare time. My excuse to go skiing. Also, went back to school and graduated from The National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada and became a municipal judge for several municipalities in Grand County Colorado.
Sold the ski lodges in 1982 and retired. (I thought)
During the winter of 1985 I traveled with the North American Professional Ski Racing tour. Found out I was not as good of a skier as I thought. Also during this retirement period, I went sailing in the Caribbean. While in the Caribbean, I left my holdings with an attorney friend and woke up broke in 1987 and had to go back to work. Learned to never trust another attorney.
Then in 1990 took a job managing a Ski Resort in Red River, New Mexico where I found the love of my life, "Cricket". She owned a Indian Gold & Silver Turquoise shop. We were married 3 years later (9/11/93) Cowboy Wedding on top of a mountain on the East Moreno Ranch, Eagle Nest NM.
I Then took a job in Virginia Beach, Virginia with the (DOD) Department of Defense, where we traveled the world, from Japan to Italy - Iceland to Cuba.
Cricket and I built a new house in Haslet, Texas, north of Fort Worth, Texas, happily retired (again) and working on our "Bucket List". Which is getting shorter and shorter.
However with Obama in office I am not sure for how long.
It has been hard staying retired.
We were planning on attending the 55th reunion but had something pop up.
Cricket and I are now living on Lake Granbury Texas. Beautiful lake just south of Fort Worth, Texas and we are thinking about going abroad to live for about a year..
Cricket and I just decided to move to a 55 and over community. We choose to move to the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. Trails End located in Weslaco, Texas. We purchased a couple of medal detectors and enjoy going to the south Padre beach looking for treasures.

School Story:

Looking back, pretty boring..... Except the time in Junior High (Irving) when I joined the gang "Aces". Gene Lorch was the gang leader. And in high school driving my car, the Purple People Eater, 1949, 2 door ford. We had some real fun in that car. Also, the parties (woodies) up at the lake. Hanging out at the Gold Mine....

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Dec 05, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Hello Jeff, I apologize for being late.. Here's wishing you a belated Happy Birthday and a very Merry Christmas for you and your loved ones. Thinking of you...

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Happy Birthday to an Very Old Friend. Wishing you a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends. Thought of you and the many adventures we all had together. Also wishing you another trip around the sun. ????????????????

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Happy Birthday Ann, here’s wishing you another trip around the sun. ????

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Happy Birthday Judy, Wishing
you another trip around the sun..

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Posted on: Jan 11, 2018 at 1:50 PM

Happy Birthday Sharon, Wishing for you to have a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends also for aonther trip around the sun....

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Here's wishing you a very Happy Birthday and a blessed New Year.

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Happy Birthday Donna, Also want to wish you, Jack and family a wonderful and Blessed New Year.

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Happy Birthday James, also wishing you another wonderful 2018 ahead of you. ????

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Oct 19, 2017 at 4:47 PM

Well congratulations Steve, looks like you have made it around the sun once again. Here's wishing you a very Happy Birthday and hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends.. Also hoping you get another trip around the sun...

Jun 01, 2017 at 9:35 PM

Happy Birthday Kenny, Here's to getting old and feeling great. Wishing you a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends.... Life is Good.... Take care my friend...

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Happy Birthday Old Friend, may you be blessed with a great day celebrating with family and friends... Hopping you can still break 70...

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Happy Birthday Nancy, may you be blessed with a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends...

Mar 06, 2017 at 5:22 PM

Happy Birthday Gene, your one of the best! Thanks for all you do.. ????

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Happy Birthday Mary, may you be blessed with many more.. ????

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Happy Birthday Jack, wishing you a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends. Life is good..

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Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:55 AM
Our wedding day, 9/11/1993. East Moreno Ranch, Eagle Nest, New Mexico
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Cricket and I in Las Vegas re-doing our wedding vows with Elvis 04/04/2004. Originally married on 9/11 and had problem celebrating on that date.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:55 AM
Cricket & I - I am a very lucky man.
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Cricket & I, celebrating our 20 years together
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Cricket & I - Taos Ski Area, New Mexico, 1994
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Cricket & I - Motorcycle rally, Red River New Mexico. 1993
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Cricket & I - Motorcycle rally, Red River New Mexico. 1993
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Cricket & I on our way to the Mardi-Gras Ball - 1992
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My 50th Birthday party at the Bull of the Woods Saloon, Red River, New Mexico
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Cricket and I at our condo in Red River, New Mexico. 1992