Billy David Brown, 70, of McMinnville passed from this life Saturday, Sept. 1, at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital.He was born Thursday, Jan. 22, 1948 in McMinnville and was the son of the late Myrtle Grieves and I.L. Savage. He served in the U.S. Army, was a nurseryman and worked at A.O. Smith. Bill was an avid hunter and enjoyed the thrill of the hunt.