Ray E. Brown
Residence: Rochester, Indiana
Died: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Location: 7:35 a.m., at the White Oak Health Campus of Monticello, Indiana
 
 
Age: 87
Date of Birth: Sunday, November 02, 1930
Birth place: Greensburg, Indiana
Branch: Air Force
Service: Korean Conflict
Father: Henry E. Brown  
Mother: Nannie ( Gibson ) Brown  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Ray had lived in the Rochester, Indiana, area for the last seventeen years.
Funeral Date: Monday, July 02, 2018
Funeral Location: 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2018, Celebration of Life with Military Honors and Graveside Service at the Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.
Clergy: The Honor Guard of Marion Nathional Cemetery of Marion, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Celebration of Life Graveside Service at the Marion National Cemetery, 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 2, 2018, in Marion, Indiana.
Visitation will be: Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Ray had lived in Rochester, Indiana, for the last seventeen years. He was a 1948 graduate of Greensburg High School of Greensburg, Indiana Ray was a United States Air Force Veteran, serving in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He met and married his late wife, Patricia Ann, while serving in Germany. Ray was a retired United States Postal Service Mailman in Greensburg, Indiana, working for thirty years. He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greensburg, Indiana, and Blessed Trinity Catholic Church of Ocala, Florida. Ray was a member of the Rochester, Indiana, VFW Post, and the Ocala, Florida, VFW Post for over twenty years. He loved reading and was a huge Chicago Cubs Baseball Fan. His biggest passion was the love of his life, his late wife, Patricia Ann. Ray was loved by all and never knew a stranger.
Special Services: Full Military Rites will be conducted at the Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the wishes of the Donor. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On December 23, 1953, in Erding, Germany, he married Patricia Ann McLean; she passed away on October 27, 2014.
Survivors include:
Daughters,
Cynthia "Cyndi" (husband Ron) Grace of Reynolds, Indiana, and
Christina "Fritty" (husband Mike) Dunne of Tampa, Florida;

Son,
Mark A. Brown of Ocala, Florida;

Grandchildren,
Stephanie Brown of Middletown, Ohio,
Renae Lall of Colorado Springs, Colorado,
Michael Grace of Monon, Indiana,
Michelle Patel of Tampa, Florida,
Ashley Fields of Middletown, Ohio,
Mitchell Brown of Ocala, Florida, and
David Brown of Ocala, Florida;

Seven (7) Great Grandchildren;

Sister,
Lois Carol McCormick of Greensburg, Indiana.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Henry E. and Nannie (Gibson) Brown;

Wife,
Patricia Ann (McLean) Brown;

Son,
Ray Patrick Brown.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.