Von Brown, 81

Von E. Brown, 81, Warren, passed away at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, at Heritage Pointe, Warren. He was born on Friday, July 15, 1932, in Huntington County.

Von graduated from the Jefferson High School Class of 1950. He served stateside in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Esther Devon Hedrick in Huntington. Devon passed away March 8, 1994. Von was a lifelong Huntington County Resident and farmer. He had also worked at the Dana Corp. and retired after 35 years. Von served on the Mt. Etna Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was a member of the Warren Church of Christ where he had been a Deacon and Elder.

He is survived by three sons, Brent (Debbie) Brown, Cape Coral, Fla., Mark (Nadean) Brown, Huntington, and Kevin (Barbara) Brown, Pompton Plains, N.J.; grandchildren, Jason, Nathan, Colin, Lauren, Eric, Janell and Mason; three brothers, Dale Brown, Warren Brown, and Keith Brown, all of Huntington; and one sister, Betty Brown, Muncie. He was preceded in death by his father, Sherman Brown, mother, Lelah (Camblin) Brown, wife, Esther Devon (Hedrick) Brown a son, Alan, two brothers, Floyd and Ernest, a twin brother, Don, and two sisters, Mildred Wall and Martha Eppard.

Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 203 N. Matilda St. Warren on Monday, June 30, from 3-8 p.m. and from 9-10 a.m. at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Tuesday, July 1. A service to celebrate Von's life will be at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 1, with the Rev. Gerald Moreland and Pastor Ethan Stivers officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Etna Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Warren Church of Christ, 302 North Wayne Street, Warren, IN 46792.

Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.

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Posted on 2014 Jun 26