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 Thomas Wayne “Tom” Brown

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Thomas Wayne “Tom” Brown

  • Birth 21 Oct 1948 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1970 Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
  • Plot 1953-MU Memorial
  • Memorial ID 8952829

College Football Player, Plane Crash Victim. He was a nose guard for Marshall in 1970, and was on the chartered plane when it crashed at Tri-State Airport on November 14, 1970. The crash was the worst in American sports history.

His body could not be identified, and with five other players, they were all buried near the Memorial to the 1970 Marshall Football Team in unmarked graves.


  • Created by: Bona Rae Villarta
  • Added: 18 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8952829
  • Michael Dunne
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Wayne “Tom” Brown (21 Oct 1948–14 Nov 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8952829, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Bona Rae Villarta (contributor 46508670) .