Joe L. Brown


OAKWOOD - Joe L. Brown, 76, of Oakwood, passed away at 7:53 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville.
Joe was born December 29, 1942, in Cumberland, Ky., the son of Gid and Ethel Creech Brown.
He married Sharon Bowman on September 9, 1969, in Clintwood, Va. She survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Melissa Brown of Potomac; two brothers, David Brown of Danville and Paul Brown of Cleveland, Ohio; a sister, Betty Sandmeyer of Tilton, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, eight sisters and many nieces and nephews.
Joe was a retired carpenter, and he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Private graveside services will be conducted at a later date. Robison Chapel in Catlin is assisting the family with service details. Online condolences at
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Michelle and Joe Gue
Aug 20, 2019
Sorry for your loss he was a good friend and neighbor. I always liked to stop and talk with him. He will be missed.
Nancy Brumfield
Aug 20, 2019
Sharon and family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you all during this difficult time.