BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Floyd M. Brown, 100, of Bowling Green, KY., passed away at 12:12am, November 4, 2013 at Hospice House of Bowling Green. The Warren County native is the son of the late J. Palmer Brown and Lena Mae Brown. The husband of the late Paulette M. Brown, his French W.W.II bride of 49 years. He is preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Brown Schultz and daughter, Shirley Brown Xenos. Mr. Brown is a graduate from the Old College High Training School and a basketball player. A graduate from the old Bowling Green Business University with a A. A. and B.S. degree in Business Administration and Accounting. A member of the First Baptist Church. An Honorably discharged W.W.II European Army Veteran, from June 15, 1942 to December 13, 1945 having served as a Corporal in North Africa and Italy. He attended Western Ky University for classes in Agriculture.
Mr. Brown was the owner and manager of Brown Seed and Grain Company, Inc. and Brown Water Company for 21 years. He was a Ky Colonel, a retired Chief License Inspector for the City of Bowling Green, a life member of the V.F.W. Post #1298, past president of the Goblin Knob Deer Club, treasurer of the Vintage Wheels Antique Car Club, an owner and lover of antique cars and was semi-retired as a live stock farmer.
Survivors include a son, Paul G. Brown and his wife, Marianne of Bowling Green; one sister, Katherine Brown Gilbert of Bowling Green; four grandchildren, Danielle Xenos of Douglasville, GA, Ashley Brown Putman and her husband, Paul, Shannon Brown Taylor and her husband, Stephen and Jonathan Brown all of Bowling Green; three great grandchildren, Jason Paul Putman, Andrew Paschal Putman and Brennen Pryce Putman all of Bowling Green; special caregiver, Betty Crump of Bowling Green.
Funeral service for Mr. Brown will be at 2:00pm Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Tuesday, November 5, 2013 and again from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Wound
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