Myron V. Brown

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ARCANUM - Myron V. Brown, 83, of Arcanum, died Nov. 29, 2012, at Heartland of Piqua.

Mr. Brown was born in Arcanum on Sept. 23, 1929, the son of the late Victor and Mae (Behnken) Brown.

Myron was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Ithaca. He was a retired supervisor at Leland Electro System, Vandalia. Myron was a member of the Darke County Harness Horseman's Association and was the owner, trainer and driver for over 50 years for Brown's Racing Stables. Highlights of his horse racing career were the horses Neuse River Slim and Tesla.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

Myron was preceded in death by his sister, Evelyn Clark.

He is survived by his wife, Jean (Mixson) Brown, whom he married June 11, 1955; daughters Christine Brumbaugh and husband David of Arcanum and Beth Simmons and husband Steven of Russia; son Lane Brown and wife Dawn of Spring Grove, Ill.; grandchildren, Ashley (Matt) Duszak, Aaron Brown, Shane, Travis and Cole Simons; stepgrandchildren, Lora Jo (Duane) Cook and Greg Brumbaugh; great-granddaughter, Caroline Duszak.

Funeral services will be held noon on Monday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Ithaca, with Pastor Joene Herr officiating. Burial will follow in Ithaca Cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour before services at the church. The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Ithaca, Ohio 45304. Condolences may be sent to

Published in The Daily Advocate on Nov. 29, 2012
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