OBITUARY

Joe Ervin Brown

Passed away on August 6, 2018
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Joe E. Brown, 86, of Attica died Monday, August 8, 2018 at the Willows in Willard. He was born September 7, 1931 in Malinta, OH the son of Guy and Viola (Grentch) Brown. Joe worked as a telegraph operator for BO Railroad and later, CSX. He was a United States Marine serving during the Korean Conflict with the 5th Marines, Paris Island as a radio operator. On September 13, 1953 he married Faye Carrick. She preceded him in death on June 11, 2003.

Joe was a member of New Washington American Legion, VFW Marblehead and a former member of Attica Eagles. He volunteered for AVR Fire Department from 1950- 1990, serving as Assistant Chief for a portion of his tenure there. He also worked part-time for Attica Lumber. Joe enjoyed fishing, camping and summers spent at Bay Point since 1969.

Surviving are his children Cathy (Marvin) Bogner of Attica, OH; David (Maryann) Brown of Attica, OH; grandchildren: Jill (Mike) Stahl, Ryan Bogner, Jennifer Brown, Zachary Brown, Katherine Brown; great-granddaughters: Kendra, Allison, Courtney, Tessa; brothers Fred Brown, of Corona, CA; Kenneth (Kim) Brown of Defiance, OH and Jack Brown; sister-in-law, Ruth Stein of Attica, OH; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Friends may call Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8P.M. at Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Services, 295 W. Tiffin Street, Attica. Funeral services will begin at 11:00A.M. on Friday with the Rev. Ron Spyker officiating. Burial will be at the Attica Venice Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to AVR Fire Department, Seneca East Public Library or Stein Hospice through the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.lindseyfooskocher.com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Visitation Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 10, 2018
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Joe Ervin Brown

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Scott & Audrey Baldwin

August 8, 2018

Ryan has shared so many joyful memories with his grandfather. What a fun-loving patriarch for your family. We are deeply sorry for your loss.

We are hopeful he is at peace and reunited with his wife.
Scott & Audrey Baldwin

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