Michael Brown, 62

Michael Brown, 62, was a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 8:05 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, at his home. He was born to the late John O. Brown Sr. and Ella Jean Brown on June 1, 1951 in Wabash.

He married Dawn Thompson on June 3, 1972; she survives. Mike was a co-owner of Brown Trucking in Wabash. He also worked at GDX of Wabash. Mike was currently working at Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express. He was a member of Sons of American Legion Post 15 and Eagles Lodge 549 both of Wabash, Indiana. Mike was an avid fan of NASCAR, Indianapolis Colts, and his Pabst Blue Ribbon. Mike enjoyed spending time with and was very close to all his family from in-laws, nieces and nephews, friends, and cousins.

Along with his wife, Dawn; he is also survived by two daughters, Stephanie Brown and Terri Brown both of Wabash; and grandchildren, Destiny Brown and Brayton Brown both of Wabash. He was preceded in death by two brothers and a grandchild, Micaela.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Ralph Johnson officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2014 Feb 21