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Jack J. Brown

November 2, 1948 ~ September 26, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Jack Brown Obituary

Jack J. Brown, 74, of Ohio City passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at his residence in Ohio City.

He was born on November 11, 1948, in Madison, Wisconsin the son of the late Joseph Ervin Brown and Juanita Mae (Roberts) Brown. On July 15, 1967, he married Carol D. (Duncan) Brown and she preceded him in passing on September 29, 2022.

Other family survivors include his son, Aaron D. (Dawn) Brown of Ohio City; four grandchildren, Malorie Brown (Eric Spurr), Garrett (Jayla) Brown, Brooke (Corbin) Phillips, and Ben Brown (Chamberlynn Couts); six great grandchildren, Jace Brown, Kyson Brown, LeeAnna Brown, Emerson Brown, Hudson Phillips and Nolan Phillips; a sister, Judy Rutledge of Findlay, Ohio: a niece, Vicky (Steve) Bihn; a nephew, Paul (Cheryl) Rutledge; a nephew, Kevin (Bobbi) Dawson and special loved ones, Hope and Keaton Rager.

Jack was a 1967 graduate of Ohio City-Liberty High School and he attended First United Brethren in Christ Church in Van Wert. He was the mayor of Ohio City for the last four years and served on the Ohio City Village council prior to serving as mayor. Jack was active in attending the regional planning commission meetings in Van Wert representing the village and he retired from Federal Mogul-National Seal in Van Wert in 2012.

A memorial services will be held at Noon, Saturday, September 30, 2023, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Pastor Gerald Baker officiating. There will be calling hours 9:00 a.m. - Noon, on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers please consider giving to the following places; to the Ohio City Fire & EMS Department, to the First United Brethren in Christ Church or the village of Ohio City for Christmas Decorating Fund.

The family would like to offer their gratitude to the Community Health Professionals and special loved one Brook Ainsworth.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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September 30, 2023

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
September 30, 2023

12:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891


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