Brian Brown

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Brian Brown, 49, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007, at his home.

He was born Sept. 20, 1958, in Peoria, Ill., son of Benny Joe and Betty Yvonne Diamond Brown. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Joe Riley. He and Debra Jean Calhoun were married Feb. 14, 2003, at Benton, Mo.

Brown was a self-employed carpenter.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, B.J. Brown of Lincoln, Neb., Brandon Brown of Dixon, Tenn.; a daughter, Ashley Brown of Dixon; two stepsons, Travis and D.J. Walton of Scott City; a stepdaughter, Danielle Walton of Scott City; his mother, Betty Riley of Scott City; three brothers, Blair Brown of Kelso, Mo., Pete and Danny Riley of Scott City; a sister, Brenda Brown of Jackson; two grandchildren; and nine stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and stepfather.

Friends may call from noon to service time Thursday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Randy Morse officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Memorial Cemetery.