DEXTER -- John Dee Brown Jr., 58, died Dec. 15, 2011, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born March 13, 1953, in Great Falls, Mont., to John Dee and Ora Dean Hanback Brown Sr. of Dexter, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Vietnam War era.
On Dec. 15, 2001, in Danville, Ind., he married Misty Moomaw who survives of the home.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by: two sons, Joshua Brown of Essex and Jarred Brown of Dexter; two daughters, Whysper Copeland of Ellsinore and Christina Schram of South Bend, Ind.; two brothers, Michael Brown of Columbus, Ohio, and David Brown of Huntsville, Ala.; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.