Gordon Lee Brown, 75, of Columbia died Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.
Born in Dunnville on February 23, 1943, he was the son of the late Earl and Ellen Bedwell Brown.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Michael Quinn and Cody Smith; one brother, Glen Brown; and one sister, Vocial Sanders.
Mr. Brown was a 1962 graduate of Adair County High School. He was a Sunday school teacher for over 50 years, an active youth mentor and a member of the Union Chapel Separate Baptist Church. He was a lifetime farmer and worked many years for Tarter Gate Company and retried from Green River Window and Door. His greatest passions were serving his Lord and his family.
His survivors include his wife of 56 years, Jewell Neat Brown; three daughters, Lisa (Phillip) Greer of Knifley, Melinda “Linnie” (Randy) Quinn of Knifley, and Martha Brown of Russell Springs; seven grandchildren, Ashley (D. J.) Tucker, Jordan Lee, Beth (Jeremy) Wethington, Meranda (Andrew) Quinn, Brittany (Austin) Smith, Tamara (Dakota) Coomer, and Cheyenne (Kieran) Greer; and eight brothers and sisters, Edward (Shirley) Brown, Hershel (Jeanette) Brown, George (Carol) Brown, Doris McAnally, and James (Debbie) Brown all of Columbia, Sue (Ronnie) Clarkston, and John (Becky) Brown both of Knifley, and Midge (Don) Rosenburger of Indiana.
The funeral services were at 11:00am Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Hiter Cemetery in Casey County. Visitation was after 4:00pm Thursday at the funeral home.
Bro. David Coffey and Bro. Edward Brown officiated.
The pallbearers were Jeremy Wethington, Austin Ashcraft, Andrew Dobson, Kevin Summers, Sean Summers, and Richard Fuller. The honorary pallbearers were Jaxon Tucker, Braxton Tucker, Maddie Wethington, Ellie Mae Ann Wethington, Jace Wethington, McKinslee Corbin, Aubri Dobson, and Addyson Dobson.