Edgar K. Brown, 95, of Greenville, died Saturday morning June 16, 2012, at the Brethren Retirement Community. He was born April 8, 1917 in New Madison to the late Charles and Opal (Karns) Brown.
Edgar was the retired Post Master of the Arcanum Post Office working for 34 years, retiring in 1976, and had a local bookkeeping and tax service. Edgar was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church, Arcanum; a veteran of the US Navy, WWII; Past Commander of the Arcanum American Legion; Lifetime member of the VFW; member and past President of the Arcanum Lions Club ;past Master of the Arcanum Masonic Lodge; member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton; Antioch Shrine Club; and the Darke County Shrine Club.
Edgar was preceded in death by 2 brothers Lloyd and Paul Brown and a sister Thelma Griffiths.
He is survived by his wife Lova ( Martin) Brown whom he married Nov. 30 1938; daughters Joyce Feitshans and husband Robert, Janice Armacost and husband Edward both of of Arcanum; son Joe Brown of Lake Wiley, SC; grandchildren Greg (Lisa) Feitshans, Cristal (Doug) Chumney, Tami Meeks, Tanya (Donnie) Baker, Mart (Kathy) Brown, Matt (Andi) Brown, Josh Brown, Tracy (Leslie) Brooks, Gavin (Pam) Brown; 20 great grandchildren; 2 great great granddaughters.
Funeral Services will be held Noon Tuesday June 19, 2012 at the Kreitzer Funeral Home with Rev Mick Whistler officiating. A Scottish Rite ring service will preceed the funeral service. Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery, New Madison with the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard providing full military rites. The family will be receiving relatives and friends from 10:30 AM Tuesday until the time of the service.
The family suggests Memorial Contributions to the organization of the Donor choice. Condolences may be sent KreitzerFuneralHomeInc.com.