American Veteran 09

Kenneth "Stovepipe" Brown

July 5, 1927 ~ June 19, 2020 (age 92)


Kenneth “Stovepipe” Brown, age 92, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on June 19th, 2020 at Springs Valley Meadows.

He was born in Orange County, Indiana on July 5th, 1927 to Arthur and Ruby (Rainey) Brown.

Kenneth married Wilma J. Brown on August 19th, 1950 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, (2) brothers – Jesse Lancaster and John M. Lancaster “Johnny Boy” and twin sons – Rick and Nick Brown.

Kenneth served his country proudly in the United States Air Force during World War II. He was self employed with his excavation business for over 29 years and also a parts and junk business.

He enjoyed building and flying Ultralights and Gyrocopters. Kenneth built (5) Gyrocopters and (2) Ultralights.

Kenneth is survived by:

Wife                                        Wilma Jean Brown                                         French Lick, Indiana

(3) Sons                                   Kenny Lee Brown (Willa Faye)                      French Lick, Indiana

                                                Larry “Leroy” Brown (Charlene)                   French Lick, Indiana

                                                Scott Brown (Beverly Heath)                          French Lick, Indiana

(2) Half-Sisters                        Thelma Emmons (Estel)                                  Hillham, Indiana

                                                Janice Apple                                                   French Lick, Indiana

Grandchildren (13)                             Great Grandchildren (22)                   Great Great-Grandchildren (12)

Cremation was chosen and a private service will be held at a later date.

Burial will be in the Baptist Cemetery in French Lick, Indiana at a later date.

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