Dean J. Brown 68 of Galatia formerly of Hillsboro passed away Feb. 6, 2020 at Harrisburg Memorial Center.
He was born May 11, 1951 in Litchfield IL to Clarence and Helen (Blount) Brown.
He was a graduate of Raymond High School.
He married Mary Reynolds in May 1971.
He was an insurance agent for Country Companies for 30 years, and was co-owner of Brown insurance in Hillsboro and was a lifelong farmer and loved horses.
He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro and NCHA and past member of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau.
He is survived by two sons Brian (Dacia) Brown of Hillsboro and Brett (Michelle) Brown of Butler and one daughter Melissa (Joel) York of Palestine one brother Phillip (Jane) Brown of Raymond and one sister Vicky Wooten of Mt. Zion IL, seven Grandchildren Nathan, Kaden, Bryce, Payton and Raelyn Brown and Cody and Brady York.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother in law Frank Wooten.
Visitation will be Wednesday Feb. 12, 2020 from 10:00 am till 12:00 pm at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro with private services to follow.
Memorials can be directed to Montgomery county 4-H Foundation, Crawford 4-H Foundation or Hillsboro FFA.
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