On the 244th birthday of the US Artillery Regiment, November 17, 2019 at 7:17 a.m., one of it's former members answered his final call. Elton Eustace Brown will be dearly missed.\n\nElton was retired from the U. S. Army with over twenty-one years of service and he also was a retired postal employee with twenty-seven years of service.\n\nHe was a quiet and humble man whose happiness came from making others happy. All of his goals were based on his family. He was an incredible role model for all his children and his grandchildren.\n\nHe is survived by his wife, Carolyn; sisters, Ora Clayton of Mamers and Mona McNeil of Sanford; a brother, Jerry Brown of OR; a daughter, Cindy Taylor of Spring Lake; sons, Gary Brown of Apex and Scott Brown and wife, Cheryl of Spring Lake; and six grandchildren.\n\nA funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Fayetteville. The family will receive friends and family from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service.\n\nCondolences may be made at adcockfuneralandcrematory.com\n\nIn lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.