Bernard “Bernie” D. Brown, 85, passed away Tuesday morning, February 23, 2021 at his home in Connersville.
One of eight children of Delmar and Helen Sherwood Brown, Bernie was born in Connersville on August 29, 1935 and graduated from Laurel High School with the class of 1954.
On September 15, 1962, Bernie married the former Sally M. Pohlman in Central Christian Church, Connersville. Mrs. Brown passed away on August 8, 2005.
For many years, Bernie was employed at H. H. Robertson and Roots Blower in Connersville. He also owned and operated Brown Service Small Engine Repair Shop.
Bernie was a member of Central Christian Church, the Warren Lodge of the Free and Accepted Masons, and served on the board of directors of Dale Cemetery. In his leisure time, he enjoyed riding horses and camping.
Survivors include a son, Brian D. Brown of Connersville; two sisters, Sally (Gary) Apple and Dianne (Robert) Reynolds, all of Connersville; a brother, Douglas (Sandy) Brown of Connersville; a special friend, Marjorie Howard of Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife of 42 years, Sally Brown, Bernie was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Marion DuBois, William DuBois, and Loral DuBois.
Family and friends may visit following the Masonic Service at 3:45 until 7:00 p.m. at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home on Friday, February 26, 2021. Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Greg Marvel at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fayette County Cancer Society or American Heart Association. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.