Kenneth A. "Kenny" Brown

October 14, 1933 - April 8, 2022
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Kenneth A. “Kenny” Brown, 88, of Johnstown Road, Mineral City, passed away Friday, April 8, 2022, following a period of declining health.

Born in Fairfield Township, he was the son of the late William Donald and Daisy Viola (Kiser) Brown and was a longtime area farmer. A United States Army veteran having served …

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Kenneth A. “Kenny” Brown, 88, of Johnstown Road, Mineral City, passed away Friday, April 8, 2022, following a period of declining health.

Born in Fairfield Township, he was the son of the late William Donald and Daisy Viola (Kiser) Brown and was a longtime area farmer. A United States Army veteran having served from 1954-1957, he also served as an Insurance Agent with Pike Mutual Insurance for 50 years and had also served as President of the Board during some of that time as well. A trustee for Fairfield Township for over 44 years he also served on the board of directors for Carroll Electric Co-Op for 36 years and also driven a school bus for the Tuscarawas Valley School System in the 60’s and 70’s.

He was a longtime member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at New Philadelphia and a 62-year member and past master of the Fairfield Grange.

Ken is survived by his son, William Todd (Jennifer) Brown; his daughter, Beth Ann (Richard) Lowe; his two grandsons, Matthew (Maddy Kiko) Lowe and Benjamin ( McKenna Rose) Lowe, all of Mineral City; his uncle Omer T. (Peg) Kiser, his sister-in-law, Wanda Schlafly and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, his wife, LeEtta May Brown and a sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Bob Speicher, also preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 6 to 8 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home at New Philadelphia. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 10:30 AM in the funeral home chapel with Elder Glenn Carlisle officiating. Burial will follow in New Cumberland Cemetery at New Cumberland where the New Philadelphia VFW will conduct military honors.

The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Kenny by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.GeibCares.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Time: 6:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Time: 10:30 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Time: 11:30 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

New Cumberland Cemetery

Address:

, New Cumberland, OH,

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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Born: October 14, 1933
Died: April 8, 2022

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Mike & Deb Myers posted on 4/19/22

Brown Family, You have our deepest sympathy and prayers during this time. It's not easy to lose a parent as time goes by keep his memories alive in funny stories he may have told, things he did, memories are great.

 

Dave and Ruth Meese posted on 4/13/22

Was so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I only got to know him from Buehlers, where I bagged your parents' groceries many times. Very nice people. I also saw him at the Barbershop Quartet Show at the P.A.C. a few years ago. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God Bless.

 

Robert Wallace posted on 4/13/22

Bill and Beth I’m sorry for your loss.

 

Robert Wallace posted on 4/13/22

Bill and Beth I’m sorry for your loss

 

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum posted on 4/12/22

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Kenneth A. Brown, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Kenneth A. Brown, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

 

Shelia Trachsel posted on 4/11/22

Todd and Jenn, I am so very sorry for your loss. I will keep the family in my thoughts and prayers.

 

Dick and Patty Arth posted on 4/11/22

One of the smoothest round dancers that was ever born! He is waltzing his way around heaven now! Our sympathy goes out to Todd & Jenn, Beth and her family.

 

William and Kathryn Gintz posted on 4/11/22

So very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Prayers for the entire family.

 

Shirley Latimer posted on 4/10/22

Your very sorry to family and friends

 

Celia Hartmann posted on 4/10/22

I enjoyed talking to Mr. Brown several years ago about our common Kaiser/Kiser genealogy. Sorry to hear of his passing.

 

Glenn Gordon posted on 4/10/22

To the Brown Family: Please accept our Deepest Sympathy in your loss we were just talking about your Father on Friday and now to see that was the day he passed...take care your all in our thoughts. Von Shirley and Glenn

 

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