Concordia St. Paul News

June 16, 2018

Concordia mourns the loss of Billy Brown, Jr.

The Concordia University, St. Paul community mourns the loss of Billy Brown, Jr., 23, a recently graduated football student-athlete.

Brown completed his degree in sport management in May 2018 and had recently been accepted to pursue his master’s degree at CSP. He passed away while exercising near his home in the Twin Cities area on Wednesday evening.

Billy Brown, Jr. #26 will be truly missed by his current and former teammates, his coaches, professors, and the community of CSP,” said head football coach Shannon Currier. “Today demonstrated the Christian way of our university as so many people shared their support, thoughts, prayers and memories of Billy. He was very well-respected and revered by the CSP community. He had a wonderful personality and was a fun-loving young man.”

A funeral will be held Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m., in Peoria, Ill. A visitation will be at 9 a.m.

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