Mr. Dewey Brown, Jr.
- April 14, 1924 - January 30, 2013
- Benton, Kentucky
of Dewey's Passing
William A. Doyle American Legion Post 236
P.O. Box 305
Calvert City, KY 42029
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“my father was a special man someone i could always look up to or go to with a problem. i will miss him greatly, love him always and am very thankful...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: cynthia Niloff - benton, KY
“I wanted to thank everyone for your thoughts and prayers and to let everyone know the donations to the Am.Legion is for the group who does the 21 gun...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Elizabeth Stivers - Benton, KY
“I Loved Dewey since a little girl. My Mother would take me past the Mayflower Moving Co. and say "This is where Dewey works" I would light up like a...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Sue Pulley - Grass Lake, MI
“I will always hear my uncle with a smile in his voice. He is the perfect example of a gentle man. He was also the greatest of all the Brown fishermen!
4 of 15 | Posted by: Marshall Wood - Mt Prospect, IL
“I remember my uncle with giant hands, a gentle voice and a cigar which preceded him everywhere. He is a very fond part of my childhood.
5 of 15 | Posted by: Sunny Wood - Indianapolis, IN
“Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
6 of 15 | Posted by: Jody Hamlet - Benton, KY
“To Liz and Cindy: Sorry for your loss......we had some good times with Dewey and Junita in Florida and here in KY. We are sure that you will miss him...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Bob & Lois Eastham - Calvert City, KY
“It was an honor to put my life on hold for the past year. My dad was a loving and caring person. I will miss him greatly.
8 of 15 | Posted by: Elizabeth Stivers - Benton, KY
“My brother is from Portage, In
9 of 15 | Posted by: Elizabeth Stivers - Benton, KY
“I love you paw paw. I know you are with grandma now and you are happy. I miss you both! Don't worry I'll take care of mom & Liz and all of us kids!
12 of 15 | Posted by: Suzanne Lewis - Hardin, KY
“Cindy & family Was sorry to hear of your loss.May go give you peace in the coming days
13 of 15 | Posted by: Dianne Lowery - Benton, KY
“Thank you for everything PawPaw ! You are armazing , I will never forget you ! I remember all the good times we've had ! You used to always ask me if...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Tiffany Howard - Benton, KY
Mr. Dewey Brown, Jr., age 88 of Benton, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at his home in Benton, Kentucky.
Born Monday, April 14, 1924 in Fulton, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Dewey Brown, Sr., and the late Doris (Cruise) Brown. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Juanita Lucille (Abel) Brown.
He was retired from Inland Steel Mill in Chicago. He served as a Pharmacist Mate Second Class in the United States Navy from 1942 until 1947 in the Atlantic Fleet. He was a Veteran of World War II.
Surviving are one son, Marvin J. Brown of Portage, IN, two daughters, Elizabeth Stivers of Benton, KY and Cynthia Niloff of Benton, KY, sisters, Kathleen Wood of Portage, IN and Joan Moon of Sacramento, CA; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, two sisters, Joyce Braden and Norma Ambler.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 1, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky. Dr. J.T. Parish will officiate. Inurnment will follow at a later date.
Friends may visit with the family after 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 3:00 p.m. at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the William A. Doyle American Legion Post 236, P.O. Box 305, Calvert City, KY 42029.