Gary L. Brown, 63 of St. Paris, OH passed away unexpectedly on February 14, 2021 in the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, OH. He was born on November 2, 1957 in Springfield, OH. Gary was a son of Dean and the late Linda (Voke) Brown.
Gary married Tami McKinney on November 15, 1975 and she survives in St Paris along with their two children, Mandie Brown of St. Paris, Chris Brown of Springfield, and two grandchildren, Chris “C.J” Brown Jr. and Carlee Brown. He is also survived by sisters Joan Adkins of Brice, OH, Lisa Niles of Springfield, OH, brother, Dan (Kris) Brown of N.C and an aunt and uncle Sharon and Don Blerner of Hilliard, OH. In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mary Jane and Joseph Thurman Voke.
He attended Graham High School and worked as a Quality Inspector at KTH retiring in July 2020. He was an avid Nascar race fan, he enjoyed camping, fishing, bowling and serving with the Community Emergency Response Team “CERT”.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, St. Paris, Ohio 43072. There will be a private family service at the convenience of the family. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com. Atkins-Shively Funeral Home of St. Paris, Ohio is serving the family.
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