Harry E. Brown
Harry E. Brown, age 94, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday,
January 25, 2012 at 8:05 P.M. at Versailles Health Care Center. Harry
was born on March 30, 1917 in Preble County, Ohio, to late Ira &
Christine (Gebhart) Brown.
Harry established Brown’s Sweet Shop in Versailles in 1939 where he was
still active in its operation. Harry was a veteran of the US Navy.
Harry was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Versailles; Versailles
Masonic Lodge #290 F&AM, 32nd degree Mason of the Ancient Accepted
Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton; the Versailles VFW and a Charter
member of the Versailles Eagles Lodge.
In addition to his parents, Harry is also preceded in death by his wife
Dola L. (Bunger) Brown on June 7, 2008 whom he married on January 18,
Harry is survived by his son, Larry Brown of Versailles; daughter &
son-in-law, Arlene & Harold Keiser of North Star; grandchildren,
Cynthia Keiser of Santa Fe, New Mexico and Kurt & Niccole Keiser of
North Star; 3 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and great nieces
& great nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, January 30,
2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church 204 East Wood Street Versailles, Ohio
with Pastor Robert Akins officiating. Burial will follow in the
Greenlawn Cemetery. There will be no public visitation. In lieu of
flowers, the family request memorial contributions are given to Trinity
Lutheran Church in Versailles, State of the Heart Hospice or the
Versailles EMS. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com