Loy Lee BrownMarch 23, 1931 ~ March 7, 2017 (age 85)
Loy Lee Brown, 85 of Carmi passed away on March 7, 2017 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. He was born on March 23, 1931 in Crossville the son of Genevieve (Fieber) Bonn and Glenn M. Brown. He was married to Jackie Carlene (Greer) Brown on November 29, 1958 at McAllen, TX.
He was in the U.S Air Force, first stationed in San Antonio, Texas. He worked for the Local Co-op for several years in Texas, then he went to work for Tide Chemical Company in McAllen Texas, at that time was transferred to Doc Rum, Ga when he became district manager over 4 states. He retired years later and moved backed to Carmi. He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.
Loy loved to fish and hunt; while in Georgia, he finally caught a 10 lb. bass which fulfilled a longtime Dream. Loy also was a proud Author of two books.
He is survived by his wife Jackie of 58 years and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, step father, Alfred Bonn; son, Timothy L. Brown and grandparents.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 with visitation one hour prior to service time at the Stendeback Family Funeral home in Carmi with burial and Military graveside rites by the Carmi American Legion and V.F.W. immediately following atWhite County Memorial Garden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com.