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Joe J. Brown

Joe J. Brown, 80, of Pleasantville, Ohio passed away May 7, 2018, at OSU Medical Center. He was born November 14, 1937, in Cedar Bluff, VA, to the late Steve and Lucy Brown.

Joe served in the United States Army from 1956-1957. He retired from OI/Techneglass after 30+ years of employment. Joe loved to fish, play rummy and spend time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Wanda J. (Cochran); sons, Phillip “Joey” (Debbie) Brown, Denny (Kelly) Brown and Mark (fianc√©, Heather Wallace) Brown; daughter, Rebecca (Shawn) Slater; 14 grandkids; 12 great-grandkids; brother, Garland (Peggy) Brown; sister, Carol (Ted) Vinson; and several nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services were held May 11, 2018, at the Morgan Funeral Home, Bremen. Graveside services and military honors followed at Grandview Cemetery, Bremen. Contributions may be made in Joe’s memory to AMVETS, Post 1985, 700 S. Maple St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130. Online condolences at

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