Community remembers radio legend Amos Brown during visitation

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (November 13, 2015) – People lined up to pay their respects to Amos Brown, a local broadcast legend and fixture in the Indianapolis community.

A visitation for Brown was held Friday afternoon with family, city leaders, government officials and loyal listeners showing up to remember him.

“He was an amazing voice, he was an amazing voice of advocacy he did his homework and knew where the issues were and then he made sure that he connected people to the solvers of those problems,” said Vop Osili, City-County Council Member.

Brown passed away unexpectedly while visiting family in the Chicago area. He reportedly suffered a heart attack while at his family’s home.

The longtime broadcaster was known for his show Afternoons with Amos on WTLC 1310. He was passionate about bettering the city and helping causes like the Mozel Sanders Foundation. Brown was inducted into the Indiana Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2007.

“Our greatest memory is that he loved being a Hoosier, he just loved Indiana he loved the people of Indianapolis, really the people of those whole entire state 12:48:01 and this is a tremendous loss not only for our family but for the city as well,” said

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, November 14 at Light of the World Christian Church, located 4646 N. Michigan Road. The calling will be at 10:00 a.m. with the service at 11:00 a.m. Additional parking will be available at the International School with shuttle bus service provided.

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