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Rex Brown, Campbellsville, KY, (1928 - 2016)

He was a member of Saloma Baptist Church. In the words of his pastor, Rev. John Chowning, "Rex Brown lived life to the fullest - truly he lived the abundant life in Jesus Christ. In many ways, Rex was the answer to a pastor's prayer in terms of his service to the church - he was always there every time the church doors opened, but he also lived his Christian life beyond the four walls of the church building. He was very active, until the past year, in serving others - he helped take care of our shutins and did the ministry and mission of the church without fanfare or recognition. He just did it as he served others in the name of Jesus Christ. We will miss him, but we celebrate his heavenly reward. Rex fought the good fight truly to the very end - and he is now enjoying his crown of righteousness in heaven with our Lord Jesus Christ."

Rex Brown of Campbellsville died at 11:59amET Monday, January 25, 2016 in Campbellsville at the age of 87. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Friday, January 29, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY. The funeral will be held at 10amCT/11amET Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the funeral home with the Rev. John Chowning in charge of the service. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68,Campbellsville, KY.

Rex Brown, Campbellsville, KY, (1928 - 2016)

Rex Brown of Campbellsville, KY, was the son of the late Cecil Brown and Carrie Judd Brown. He was born March 13, 1928, in Green County, KY. He died Monday, January 25, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 87 years, 10 months, and 12 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Saloma Baptist Church. He served his country honorably in the United States Army and the United States Navy. Rex was a member of Pitman Masonic Lodge 124 F & AM and a retired employee of Ford Motor Company. He had a love for the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

He united in marriage to Patsy Dudgeon, who preceded him in death December 1, 2011.

He is survived by
  • One son and three daughters: Cecil Brown and wife, Donna, Dian Sallee and husband, Doug and Donna Johnson and husband, Mark of Louisville, KY; and Deborah Perry of California;

  • One step-son and two step-daughters: Tom Milby and wife, Phyllis, Jan Milby and Mary McVay and husband, Randy of Campbellsville, KY

  • Sixteen grandchildren

  • Several great-grandchildren

  • One sister: Aileen Morrisett of Louisville, KY

  • One sister-in-law: Louise Brown, of Louisville, KY

  • Special friend, Preston Pyles of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a step-daughter, Betty Cole February 13, 2013 and one brother, James Brown.

Send condolences to the family of Rex Brown

Parrot and Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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