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Jack Chester Brown

August 29, 1931 December 8, 2018
Jack Chester Brown
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Obituary for Jack Chester Brown

Jack C. Brown, 87, of St. Marys, OH, formerly of Wapakoneta, OH and Princeton, WV, passed away, Saturday evening, December 8, 2018 at Lima Memorial Health Systems.

Jack was born on August 29, 1931 in Cape Girardeau, MO, a son of the late John L. and Lydia E. Schwaub Brown. On May 8, 1954, he married Shirley Ann Simmons in Hernando, MS and she preceded him in death on December 17, 2012. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Dina Beth Brown, and two siblings, Dorothy Herbst and John Brown.

Jack is survived by his daughter, Christina Kay (Ned) Andrews of Waynesfield, OH, three grandchildren, Carrie (John) Klosterman, Michael (Meghan) Andrews, and Todd Andrews, four great grandchildren, Jacob Michael, Molly Christine, and Grace Ann Klosterman and Amelia Jane Andrews, and his brother, Jerry (Jeanne) Brown of St. Louis, MO.

Jack was a 1949 graduate of Cape Central High School in Cape Girardeau. He served in the Army National Guard from 1949-1957. Jack started his professional career at JC Penney in Cape Girardeau, later working for WT Grant before going to work for Pepsi, Inc., where he would retire as general manager after 20 years. In retirement, Jack and Shirley would own and operate Service Cleaners in Princeton, WV until 2012. Jack was active in both the Princeton and later Bluefield Presbyterian Churches. He was a member of the Elks, Rotary, Wapakoneta Country Club, and a 32 Degree Mason. His favorite pastime was playing golf.

Pastor Bruce McDaniel will begin a memorial service at Otterbein St. Marys Meyer Community Room, 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 15, 2018 with visitation from 12-2. Burial will be at a later date in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.

Memorial Contribution may be given in his name to Putnam Co. Hospice or Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org.

Condolences can be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview.


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Visitation

Saturday

15

Dec

12:00 PM 12/15/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/15/2018 2:00:00 PM
Otterbein St. Marys Meyer Community Room

11230 State Route 364
St. Marys, Ohio 45885

Otterbein St. Marys Meyer Community Room
11230 State Route 364 St. Marys 45885 Ohio
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

15

Dec

2:00 PM 12/15/2018 2:00:00 PM
Otterbein St. Marys Meyer Community Room

11230 State Route 364
St. Marys, Ohio 45885

Otterbein St. Marys Meyer Community Room
11230 State Route 364 St. Marys 45885 Ohio
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

12502 Presar Road
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895

12502 Presar Road Wapakoneta 45895 Ohio
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

Putnam County Homecare and Hospice

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