ROBERT "GENE" BROWN, 81, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Born in Battle Creek, Mich., Gene was a plumber with General Electric for 28 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of American Legion Post 409 and a Korean War Air Force veteran. Surviving are his daughters, Robin (Greg) Carter of Albion and Jeanne (Steve) Stoiche of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Brown; and brother, David Brown. Service is 2 p.m. Sunday D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial in Leo Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the . To sign the online guestbook, visit


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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley
1320 East Dupont Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 426-9494

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 19, 2013