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Jerry Kenneth Brown

October 10, 1946 ~ September 5, 2020 (age 73)


Jerry Kenneth Brown 73, of Farmersburg, passed away on Saturday September 5th, 2020 with his family by his side. He was born in Vigo county on October 10, 1946 to Thomas B Brown and Betty Jane (Fields) Brown. Jerry was a 1964 graduate of West Vigo High School, Joined the Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. While in the service he received his College degree in Education from Duke University and Kent State. Jerry was a retired over the road truck driver for Best Way. He loved to do mechanical work in his free time but his favorite thing was cooking for his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Kimberly Jaroscak, and two grandsons Joseph and Thomas Jaroscak, brothers William T Brown, Charles B Brown, Danny Brown, and a sister Lena Carrico.


Survivors include his wife of 43 years Luanne (Taylor) Brown whom he married on December 17, 1977; daughters Veronica Dougherty-Denny, Letha Akers, Amber Sparks, a sister Anita Mercer, 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, several nieces nephews and other family and friends.


A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held at a later date with burial at West Lawn Cemetery in Farmersburg. Holmes Memorial Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.


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