Nicklaus Brown, 18 years old, from Hurdle Mills, passed away on May 28th, 2019 as a result of a swimming accident at Eno River State Park. 

Nicklaus was a recent graduate of Eno River Academy High School, and was an avid athlete and photographer, participating in baseball, tennis, swimming and soccer. He had been accepted and planned to attend UNC Wilmington. He worked as a lifeguard at the Sportsplex in Hillsborough. 

Nicklaus was an extremely kindhearted young man who will be missed by everyone who knew him. He is survived by his parents, Jack and Deborah (Klaus) Brown; one brother, Alexander; Grandfather, Norman Klaus; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. 

The funeral service will be held on Saturday June 8th at 4 pm at the United Methodist Church in Hillsborough (HUMC) (hum-church.org). 

Memorial donations can be made to the HUMC High School Youth Group, at HUMC, 130 Tryon Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278. 

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. in Hillsborough. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.