Evansville, IN – Gary Lee Brown, 76, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2023 at his home. He was born on December 30, 1946 in Evansville to the late William and Hazel (Fulton) Brown.
Gary graduated from Reitz High School in 1964 then had served in the Indiana National Guard from 1966 until 1972. He retired from John Deere as a mechanic in 2012 and was a member of the Vineyard Community Church. He enjoyed spending his time goose hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise (Morgan) Brown; his daughter, Crystal Markley; his son-in-law, Zack Southwick; his sisters, Betty Clayton (Jerry), Sue Kemp, Judy Keller (Paul); his sister-in-law, Carrol Brown; his brother, Harold Brown (Martha); 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren as well as his b est friend, Brad Lashley.
Gary is preceded in death by his daughter, Adriane Southwick; his parents, Earl and Hazel Brown as well as his brother, Bud Brown.
The family would like to give special thanks to Deaconess Hospice, especially Lucy and Meghan.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 2-4 at Vineyard Community Church, 851 N. Red Bank Road, Evansville, In.
Memorial contributions may be made to Vineyard Community Church or Deaconess Hospice, 611 Harriett St., Evansville, IN 47710.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.