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Melvin Brown

Melvin Brown

March 6, 1952 January 14, 2019

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Obituary for Melvin F. "Butch" Brown Jr.

LISBON, OHIO – Melvin F. “Butch” Brown, Jr., 66, of Lisbon passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 at his home after complications due to a recent surgery.

Butch was born in East Liverpool, Ohio on March 6, 1952. He graduated from East Liverpool High School. Butch was a mechanic for Murray Trucking for 46 years. He enjoyed camping and tractor pulls. Butch was an avid car enthusiast. He owned a 1957 Chevy Belair, 1942 Chevy Coupe and recently acquired a 1934 Chevy Coupe.

Melvin was preceded in death by his father Melvin F. Brown, Sr.; mother Vivian (Tucker) Nutter; brother Terry Brown and sister Vicky Sayre.

Surviving are his wife of 9 years, whom he married May 16, 2009, Kathy E. (Ward) Brown; five sons Jay (Rachel) Brown of New Manchester, “Doob” (Heather) Brown of Chester, Donnie (Sara) Thompson of Oldsmar, FL, Jeremy (Carly) Thompson of Henderson, NV and Robert “Bobby” (Sarah) Thompson of Loveland, OH; daughter Jessica Thompson of Charlotte, NC and seven grandchildren Emma, Shane, Mariah, Declan, Blaire, Lyla and Eleanor.

Friends may visit Thursday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 8 p.m. Pastor Joe Cilone of United Brethren the Heights will conduct a funeral service Friday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. A private burial will be held at Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Immediately following the service, friends and family will gather at the United Brethren the Heights for fellowship.

Memorial donations may be directed to United Brethren the Heights, 528 Grandview Ave, East Liverpool, OH 43920

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019
    2:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, January 18th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Friday, January 18th, 2019
    Pastor Joe Cilone
  • Interment

    Friday, January 18th, 2019 |
    Columbiana County Memorial Park
    16078 Irish Ridge Road
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Friday, January 18th, 2019
  • Reception

    Friday, January 18th, 2019 |
    United Brethren the Heights
    Address Not Available
    Friday, January 18th, 2019
    Immediately following the service

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Kitty Binkowski

Kathy-I am so shocked to see Butch's passing. My heart goes out to you - I had a terrific time with you two - a wonderful, loving couple! May God help you through this difficult time. My prayers and strength go out to you.
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Edmiston Family

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B J Bates

Rest eternally in peace, Butch. We've lost a wonderful man who will be missed and mourned by so many. Love, BJ
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Wayne Mineard

Very sorry for your loss. Butch was the mechanic at Jay's Quaker State in Chester when I worked there back in the 70's.
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Cheryl Murdoch

Kathy, I am so so sorry to hear of this sad news. If there is anything I can do please don't hesitate to ask. You will b in my thoughts & prayers. Sincerely, Your mail lady Cheryl
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