Willis L. Brown

Willis Lee Brown, 84, of Decatur, IN, and having ties to Huntington County, IN, died Monday, April 1, 2019, at 5:42 a.m. at Woodcrest of Decatur in Decatur.

Mr. Brown retired in 1996 from Franklin Electric in Bluffton.  He was a member of the Wetlands Group in Geneva.  He was also a member of the Apple Grove United Brethren Church in Geneva before its closing.

He was born Aug. 13, 1934, in Huntington County to Eldon and Irene Gilmer Brown. He married Ruth Meyer on May 19, 1957, in Geneva, and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include a son, Stephen Brown, of Decatur; two daughters, Rhonda (Emmanuel) Kardoulias, of New Orleans, LA, and Mary (Tim) Sharp, of Grand Rapids, MI; and three grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva. A service to celebrate his life will follow immediately after at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Wayne Ward officiating.  Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Geneva.

Memorials are to the Wetlands Group, 200 Sixth St., Geneva IN 46740.                           

Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com.