Eugene " Gene" Brown

Born: Mon., Feb. 19, 1934
Died: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019


Visitation

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Location: Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
Location: Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center


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Eugene “Gene” Brown, 84, of Greenwood, passed away on February 6. He was born on February 19, 1934 in Greenwood, to the late Fount and Stella Brown. Gene was married on August 15, 1959 to Rene Lyons Brown.  

Gene spent was employed as General Manager at Schuster Block, retiring in 1996 after 39 years of service. Prior he was employed at Citizens Gas & Coke. He was an Army veteran and a member of the Greenwood American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Gene was a Past President and lifetime member of Greenwood Sertoma International, Past Vice-President and Treasurer of ICMA, Southport Masonic Lodge #270, Indianapolis Valley of the Scottish Rite, Indianapolis Murat Shrine and Valle Vista Golf Club. Gene enjoyed golf, racquetball and restoring old cars.  

Gene is survived by his wife Rena Brown; daughter Kim Lawburg (John) and five grandchildren. He is preceded in passing by his parents and brothers Thurman and Raymond Brown.

Services for Gene will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 14, at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 13, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at mortuary. Interment with military honors will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family has suggested memorial gifts be given to Disabled American Veterans Association

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Rick Haugh
   Posted Tue February 12, 2019
Rena, Sorry to hear about the passing of Gene. My prayers are with you.

Charlie Douglass
   Posted Wed February 13, 2019
Rena
We were very sad to learn that Gene had passed. Gene was a remarkable man and we will miss him.
Gene and I were the 2 oldest guys in our racquetball doubles group. Gene was a really crafty player and together we sometimes beat the younger players. We both loved doing this and rubbed it in every time we were able to win.
Gene played so well through terrible medical problems. He was an inspiration for all of us.
Charlie Douglass

Stella Brown
   Posted Wed February 13, 2019
Uncle Gene: You will be missed so very much. I will always be grateful for the morning you came to the house to tell me Dad had passed and to stay with me until someone else arrived. You were a comfort on the darkest, most painful day of my life. I have been and will continue to be eternally grateful for your love and support. Much love and prayers for comfort to Aunt Rena and Kim.

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