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In Memory of
Edward Eugene Brown
February 20, 1945 - June 24, 2019

Visitation:
5-7 p.m. Friday June 28th at Moreland Funeral Home

Service:
Friday, June 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Edward Eugene Brown, age 74, passed away Monday at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Survived by Mary Brown (wife of 45 years); son, Josh Brown and companion Amanda Groetzinger; as well as two first cousins, James L. Brown and Tena Christopher, and several family members and friends. Ed was born in Langley, Virginia in 1945 to parents, Leonard and Myrtle (Rogers) Brown. He graduated from Mifflin High School in 1962 and went on to attend OSU. Ed was a proud Marine Sgt. having served two tours in Viet Nam as an Air Traffic Controller. He was awarded a Presidential Unit Citation for his service in Khe Sahn during the Tet Offensive. After returning from Viet Nam, he held a variety of jobs including working for Ohio Bell, owning his own painting business, and most recently as a rideshare driver. Ed was an avid obit reader and loved OSU football, which he watched religiously. Now he can sip on B&B and work on his crossword puzzles in the sky. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Friday, June 28 from 5-7 p.m., where a Memorial Service will follow at 7:00 p.m., Deacon Frank Sullivan, officiating. The family has chosen cremation with the final disposition to be determined at a later date. In lieu of flowers dontations me be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 600 River Avenue, Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Condolences may be left at www.morelandfuneralhome.com.

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Condolences

Cindy Hinton Leffler

Jun 25, 2019

 

Kelly Pullins

Jun 25, 2019

Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Many of good times and laughs with Ed. XOXO Kelly & Bud Pullins

 

kim denney-jones

Jun 26, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about Eddie. God love him, I hope he is pain free and in a better world. May God wrap his arms around you and your family. Love Kim

 

NCH PAT Staff

Jun 26, 2019

Mary and Joshua- We are keeping you close in our hearts and prayers this week. Your PAT Family

 

Rita A. {LaPat} Shiflet

Jun 26, 2019

Please accept my deepest regrets On Ed's passing. He and I were Classmates at Mifflin and graduated together in 1963. He could always put a smile on your face. One of my fondest memories of Ed. May God bless your family and comfort you through this very trying time.

 

ROGER

Jun 26, 2019

IT CANNOT BE INHERITED NOR CAN IT EVER BE PURCHASED. YOU AND NO ONE ALIVE CAN BUY IT FOR ANY PRICE. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO RENT AND CANNOT BE LENT. YOU ALONE AND OUR OWN HAVE EARNED IT WITH YOUR SWEAT,BLOOD AND LIVES. YOU WON IT FOREVER THE TITLE UNITED STATES MARINE GO WITH GOD MY BROTHER SEMPER FI

 

Bette Forsythe

Jun 26, 2019

My prayers are with you Mary and the family. I lived in Spring Brook and will never forget Ed's laughter. Always had a smile on his face.

 

Joyce and Joe

Jun 27, 2019

Mary and Josh, Sending love and prayers to both of you. Let the good memories comfort you now and in the future. Joyce and Joe

 

R. John Hoch

Jun 28, 2019

Mary So Sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers! John and Beth

 

Tom Calandra

Jun 28, 2019

Mary Karen: I watched the you tube video of Ed's life and it shows what a full life he led with you. This is a sad time for you and I wish you and your family the best.

 

Greg and Paula Randolph

Jun 28, 2019

Mary our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

 

William/Sheila Spires

Jun 28, 2019

We both have been thinking about you all day long on this final Memorial Day. Stay strong and know that God is with both of you in a very special way. Bill and Sheila