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Jerry H. Brown
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Obituary for Jerry H. Brown

Jerry H. Brown, 76, of Mount Carmel, IL passed away peacefully on Friday, September 15, 2017 at his residence.  He was born on August 2, 1941 in Linton, IN the son of Douglas and Ruth (Kirkman) Walton.  Jerry married Bobbie Riggs on July 19, 1980 and they enjoyed thirty seven years of marriage. Jerry faithfully served his Country in the United States Air Force.  He worked for Duke Energy for thirty years as a manager where he made many friendships throughout his working career. Among Jerry’s hobbies he enjoyed being outdoors, riding motorcycles, woodworking and working in his garden.  Jerry also enjoyed raising honey bees.  He loved spending time with his nieces and nephews.  Jerry was a member of Lick Prairie Christian Church. He will be missed by his family and all who knew him. Jerry will be remembered by his loving wife, Bobbie Brown of Mount Carmel; sons, Adam Garrett of Mount Carmel and Brian Garrett of Eckerty, IN; brothers, Don Brown and Dan (Donna) Walton; sister, Kay (Bob) Meir; many loved nieces and nephews. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James and Allen Brown; sister, Judy Alderson. Family and friends are invited to gather from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., September 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Williamson officiating.  Burial will follow at Lick Prairie Cemetery in Wabash County, IL. Memorial contributions may be made in Jerry’s memory to Oil Belt Christian Service Camp, 555 Park Rd, Flora, IL 62839.  Envelopes will be at the funeral home or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Jerry’s tribute wall, leave condolences and purchase flowers for the Brown family, please visit www.KeepesFuneralHome.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

19

Sep

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Funeral Service

Tuesday

19

Sep

2:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Cemetery Details

Location

Lick Prairie Cemetery

Wabash County
Mount Carmel, Illinois 62863

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