Kenneth D. Brown, 89, formally of Bringhurst, went to paradise to be with Jesus Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Delphi.
Ken was born to the late Donald D. and Gloria Lake Brown on Feb. 11, 1928, in Camden, Indiana. On June 7, 1953, at the Flora Christian Church, he married the love of his life, Betty Isaac, and she survives. They lived in the Bringhurst area for 45 years and just recently moved to the Delphi area.
Ken was a devoted Christian and lived his life with Jesus Christ as his redeemer. He was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Kokomo and was a former member of the Faith Church of Christ in Burlington, where he served as an elder and church treasurer. Ken served our country in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. He served 11 months in Korea.
Ken was a truck driver for 18 years. He also worked at GM-Delco in Kokomo for 44½ years.
Ken enjoyed gardening, traveling and was an avid Bible reader daily.
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty; three sons, Richard Brown, Delphi, Dave Brown, Burlington, and Dennis Brown (Diana), Michigantown; one daughter, Lisa Miles (Greg), Flora; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Justin, Tyler, Clint and Caisey; three great-granddaughters; one sister, Betty Pauline Austin, Logansport; also, several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother and three sisters.
The family would like to truly thank all the staff at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Delphi.
Kenneth's family invites friends to visit from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at Wheeler Family Funeral Home - Baker Chapel, 204 S. Center St., Flora, IN 46929. A celebration of Ken's life will begin at 11 a.m. Dec. 22, at the funeral home. Pastor Steve Cole will officiate. Burial will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
Family asks that all donations be given to the Moody Bible Institute, 820 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60610. For online condolences, visit www.wheelerfamilyfuneralhome.com or Wheeler Family Funeral Home Facebook page.
Published on December 18, 2017