Loomis H. “Jock” Brown, 94, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was born March 14, 1926, in Millersville, Missouri, to Burette Oliver and Addie Mae Robins Brown. He and Olline Alfreda Abernathy were married August 24, 1953 in Crump. She survives.
Jock enlisted in the United States Navy in Sept. 18, 1943 and was honorably discharged on April 18, 1947. He was proud to service his country. Jock worked as a mechanic for MODOT from 1959 to 2000 when he deservingly retired after 41 years of service. He previously worked at Jackson Implement as a small engine mechanic. He was known for his reliable mechanical skills though out the area. Jock was a member of Whitewater Masonic Lodge No. 714 and Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158 in Jackson.
Loving survivors include his wife of 67 years, Olline Brown of Jackson; two sons, Steve (Nancy) Brown of Kerrville, Texas, Gordon (Nancy G.) Brown of Franklin, Tennessee; a daughter, Cheryl (Todd) Wasilewski of Jackson; six grandchildren, Collin (Georgia) Brown, Evan Brown, Nick Wasilewski, Bethany Brown, Callie (Benjamen) Gonzalez, and Nadia Wasilewski; four great-grandchildren, Lilyanna, Sophie, Caleb Gonzalez, and Shilo Valadez; and a sister, Iva Houchins of Cornville, Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 11 am to service time, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Funeral service will be at 2 pm, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Elijah Allen officiating.
Interment and military honors will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Bethlehem General Baptist Church in Whitewater.
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Traditional gifts, cards, and contributions may be sent to the family at McCombs Funeral Home, Inc. c/o Loomis H. “Jock” Brown, 640 West Independence Street, Jackson, MO 63755.
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