logo
spacer
Home Obituaries & Tributes Gifts & Flowers Pet Loss Virtual Tour Contact Us
 
spacer  

Online Obituaries and Tributes

spacer

Current Obituaries

• Louis Alessandro • Catherine "Cathy" Lorraine Apple • Mae Berman • Loren "Ed" Blair • James E. Burchfield • Raymond Lee Byer • Elizabeth Cecelia Huntington Cairns Schetrom • Carol Ann Calkins • Jacqueline Connolly • Melissa Anne D'Ameila • Daisy Lee DeChaine • Kathryn Jean Delorme • Alice Irene Dow-Boorom • Christine Fijak • Edward William "Uncle" Finn • Helen Elizabeth Garretson • Eleanor L. Garver • Patricia E. "Pat" Giles • John Francis Haley • Jane Elaine Haynes • Dennis "Big D" Joiner • Julia Dora Kelley • Brooks Elliott Kilgore • Kellie Shaw Killick • Emily Suzanne (Suzi) King • Simone Albertine LaChance • Debra Lambert, US Army, retired • William C. Lee Jr.• Doris M. Lewis • Billy Roy Lingenfelter • Joey Lombardo • Mary Jane Longanecker • Cecil Eugene Lovett • Emilia C. (nee DiLapo) Lume • MaryAnn Mang • Nancy Maie Reuter Manseau • Michael Lee Matthews • Donald Edward Matthews Sr.• Robert "Bob" Carney McBryde • Grace Dooley McDonald • Philip Winston McKee • Skylar James Michael • Byron Richard Morelock • Arthur H. Mugge • Margaret Josephine and Robert Dale Nehiba • Barry Jerome Plutschak • Karen A. Pugliese-Schmitt • James Henry Quinn • Francis J. "Frank" Sheehan • John Hargis Skaggs • Howard R. Straughan Jr.• Herbert J. "Jim" Stwalley • Andre L. "Dre" Thomas • DeAnna June Holliman Clenney Upchurch • Frank Rocco Valenti • Phyllis Joan Polhemus Van Arsdale • Ares Nikolae Velez-Aranyos • Jack William Waddell • Robert Dale Wallace • Mrs. Shirley Ann (Wood) Walley • Rebecca Wiseman • Ethel M. Yanosky
spacer
Light a Candle
 
P.O. Box 1346
Melbourne, FL 32902-1346
Email Us: director@afcfcare.com

Wayne Edward Brown

August 23, 1943 - February 10, 2013

Palm Bay, FL

Wayne Edward Brown, 69, of Palm Bay, FL, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February, 10th, at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, FL after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Cass City, MI, on August 23, 1943, the son of Willis R and Loretta S (Jackson) Brown.

Wayne married Jill A Parker on October 9, 1965, in Sacramento, CA. He is survived by his wife; children: Jeff (Jennifer) Brown of Macclenny, FL and Mark Brown of Palm Bay; grandchildren: Jared, Justin and Jack Brown of Macclenny; a sister, Linda Mika (John Ellis) of Oxford, MI; a brother, Morris Brown of Cass City; and many nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Wayne graduated from Cass City High School In 1962 and attended Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. In 1963, he entered the Air Force via the military draft where he remained for over 20 years. His numerous duty assignments included bases in Texas, Japan, California, Nebraska, Thailand, Massachusetts and finally Florida, where he retired in December 1983. Wayne also served his country during the Vietnam War in 1971-1972. Throughout his career, he worked with military intelligence units and retired with the Air Force Tactical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, in Cocoa Beach, FL. After his military service, Wayne worked for DBA Systems in Melbourne and Harris Corporation in Palm Bay when he retired in February 2005.

Wayne was an avid sports fan throughout his life and especially loved baseball and basketball. He excelled in both sports in high school and later played some baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies minor league organization. Wayne also umpired and coached many young baseball players during their Little League years in Florida.

Wayne was a member of several organizations including the AFA, VFW, Moose Lodge and American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Wanda Benitez (Tino).

Arrangements entrusted to Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, 950 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, FL (321) 724-2224.

Funeral Information

A local viewing will be held at the Ammen Family Funeral Home in Palm Bay on Wednesday, February 13, from 5 to 8 pm. A memorial service with full military honors will be held in Cass City in early spring, with interment at the Elkland Township cemetery.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Directions

Visitation:  Map to Ammen Family Cremation & Funeral Care Palm Bay

Wayne  Edward Brown

Light a Special Candle

Printer Friendly Version


spacer
Copyright © 2014 Ammen Family. All rights reserved. Funeral Website by Beyond Indigo Funerals.