Gary L. Brown, 79 Beloved, husband, father and grandfather of New Madison, Ohio passed away on Tuesday December 20, 2016 at 4:56 PM at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Indiana. He was born February 2, 1937 in Dayton, Ohio the son of the late Lee E. & Hazel M. (Campbell) Brown.
He worked at Shellar Globe for 28 years and Witt Plastics/Klockner Penaplast for 35 years until his death.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother: Gale E. Brown; sisters: Joyce (Brown) Noggle, & Nancy D. Brown.
He is survived by his wife: Betty J. (Sharp) Brown ; eight children: Dianna (Brown) Minnich of Lafollette, Tennessee, Carol (Gary) Nichols of New Paris, Ohio, Dan Brown of New Madison, Ohio, Dennis Brown of New Madison, Ohio. Ron (Lisa) Brown of New Madison, Ohio, Darlene (Ed) Lizak of Fairfield, Ohio, Terri (Brown) Hollar of New Paris, Ohio, Kelli (James) Holliday of Greenville, Ohio; 22 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; brother: Cary L. Brown of New Madison, Ohio.
Services will be held on Friday December 23, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in Otterbein Cemetery. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services on Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com