George Anthony “Tony” Brown, age 57, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima, Ohio.
He was born October 14, 1962, in Ironton, Ohio to the late Joseph and Bonnie Brown. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Jean Stevens; a brother, Henry Stapleton and a sister-in-law, Brenda Brown.
On May 16, 1997, Tony married the former Cynthia Jones in Bellefontaine and she survives along with seven children, Kayla Brown, Melissa (Nate) Petty, AJ (Kaiti) Brown, Shannon Bare, Michelle (Eric) Malott, Billy (Nikki) Blair and John F. (Steph) Aubrey Jr.; a special friend and former wife, Nannette Brown; twenty seven grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Jo (Richard) Shope and Joyce Stapleton; two brothers, Jimmy Stapleton and Ben Joe Brown; a sister-in-law, Rachel Stapleton and many nieces and nephews.
Tony had worked at Carter Steel and most recently at Airstream in Jackson Center. He was an avid golfer who also enjoyed fishing, softball and basketball. He had been a member of the former AMVETS Post #105 in Bellefontaine.
Per Tony’s request there will be no public services.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Brown family.