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Wayne Wallace Brown
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ROCKVILLE- Wayne Wallace Brown, 71, of Raccoon Lake passed away May 22, 2017 in a lawn mowing accident at his residence.

He was born March 7, 1946 in Danville, Illinois the son of William J. Brown and Margaret C. Wallace Brown.

He was a 1964 graduate of Oakwood High School.

His wife Carol Ann Jocus Brown survives, they were married March 19, 1977 in New Chicago, Indiana. They resided in Sauk Village, Illinois until moving to Raccoon Lake in 1998. Wayne retired from National Gypsum as a forklift operator in Clinton, Indiana, and was a driver for the Amish in Parke County, previous employment Supervisor of the Danville Driver's License Office, Manager of the Danville Parking Garage, Asst. Manager of Hamler Indust. in Chicago Heights, Stauffer Chemical, Chicago Heights, IL, Rexnord in So. Chicago, IL, forklift operator at Akzo Nobel in Brookfield, IL and Oxford Auto in Greencastle, Indiana until they closed. Wayne enjoyed playing games on his computer, watching sports on TV, fishing with his late Uncle Jim Wallace, boating on Raccoon Lake. Other survivors include step-daughters Elizabeth B. Pratt, of Peotone, Illinois, Valerie A. Wolfe of Terre Haute, daughters from a previous marriage, Shelley F. (Michael) Hillison and Michelle C. (George) Powell, Westville, IL, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister Carol Ruth, brother Mark K. Brown and (Susan) of Westville, IL and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son from the previous marriage Troy Wayne Brown, grandparents Murl Oliver and Bess (Duncan) Wallace from Armstrong, IL, Patrick H. Brown, Peoria, IL and Julia Randall of Lawrence, IL, beloved uncle James F. Wallace (Joyce) from Georgetown, IL.

Interment will be private.

Memorials should friends so desire may be made to Riley Children's Hospital, 30 South Meridian Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204 in his memory.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville.

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Funeral Home:
Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard Street
Rockville, IN
US 47872

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