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Donald "Donnie" F. Brown

March 8, 1932 — April 5, 2016

Donald “Donnie” F. Brown, 84 years young, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on April 5th, 2016 at IU Health Paoli in Paoli, Indiana.

He was born on March 8th, 1932 in Orange County, Indiana to Frank and Floy Edith (Bell) Brown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wife – Betty Pearl Brown, (1) Son – Charles Hopper, (1) Brother – Carl E. Brown and (1) Sister – Janice Patton.

Pappy attended the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church, had been a member of the Springs Valley Exchange Club and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He served his country in the United States Air Force from April of 1951 until January of 1954. He retired from being the Street Commissioner for the Town of West Baden Springs.

He is survived by:

(1) Son Ronnie Hopper (Ellen) French Lick, Indiana

(3) Daughters Jean Patton (Joe) French Lick, Indiana
Kay Hallaway (Paul) West Baden Springs, Indiana
Carolyn Knight (Wayne) French Lick, Indiana

(1) Brother Robert F. Brown French Lick, Indiana

(2) Sisters Jean Brown French Lick, Indiana
Joyce Hirt French Lick, Indiana

(18) Grandchildren (36) Great-Grandchildren (14) Great-Great-Grandchildren

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 8th, 2016 at the T.L. Pinnick Chapel in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow in the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday, April 8th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of ceremony at the T.L. Pinnick Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Mount Lebanon Cemetery, c/o Wayne Ferguson, 9711 W. State Rd 56, French Lick, IN 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432.
Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
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