Melvin R. "Bus" Brown, 76, died Thursday April 11, 2013 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
He was born in Dry Ridge on May 28, 1936 and was the son of the late Emerson and Wilma Kinmon Brown.
He was a U.S. Air Force
Veteran and had been a technician for Singer Sewing Machine Company.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 59 years, Lena Rose Brown; children, Alan Wayne Brown (Katrina Sue), Belinda Faye Brown, Kevin Ray Brown, Phillip Scott Brown and Carolyn Brown Phillips; brothers, Gerald L. and Sonny Brown; sisters, Judy Knopp, Connie Brown Risley and Linda Palendat; 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on April 14 at the Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.