Edward Leo Brown, 79, of Owensville, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.
He was born on Sept. 21, 1940, to George and Anna (Mohesky) Brown in Owensville.
He was united in marriage to Sharon Haddox on Feb. 16, 1974, at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Owensville.
Edward was a member of the Owensville Fire Department, Owensville Moose Lodge and a life time member of Owensville Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to the casino and spending time with grandchildren. He drove a truck for Beaufort Transfer for 34 years retiring in 1994.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Anna Brown; children, Lisa Rodden and Deborah Hall; brother, Donald Brown; sister, Dorothy Stein; brother-in-law, John Stein; and sisters-in-law, Cheng Brown and Chiyoko Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon of the home; children, Diana Hock and husband Matt of Jefferson City and Kevin Brown of Belle; sister, Virginia O'Connell of Austin, Texas; brother, George Brown of Tooele, Utah; sister-in-law, Connie Feeler and husband Lonnie of Belle; grandchildren, Christopher and Caleb Hock, Dalton Price and Crystal Brown; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville.