Obituaries » Kent Alan Brown
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August 28, 1952 - May 26, 2019
- Memorial Gathering: Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 9:00am until 11:00am at the Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.
- AmVets Memorial Service: Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:00am at the Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home
- Memorial Service immediately following AmVets Memorial Service.
- Inurnment: Woodlawn Cemetery, De Soto, with procession escort by AmVets Riders following Memorial Service on June 29.
Kent Alan Brown was born in De Soto on August 28, 1952 a son to George E. and Carolyn (nee Wilson ) Brown. He died in De Soto on May 26, 2019 at the age of 66. He is survived by four children: Kent A. Brown II, De Soto, Carla (Charles “Andy”) Beck, Vermilion, OH, Roxie Heberlie, Florissant, and Kristy Brown, St. Louis; grandchildren: Marissa (Taylor) Phegley, Braden Brown, Hannah (Justin) Lashley, and Jordan Heberlie; great-grandchildren: Aria and Noah; and three brothers: Loyd “Ed” Brown, Brownsville, TX, George “Bob” Brown, Seattle, WA, and David Brown, Chesapeake, VA. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Vickie (nee Brown) Brown; and one sister: Roxanna Zehnle. Kent had retired as a custodian for the Kirkwood School District. A United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War he was a very active member of AmVets Post #48 having served as First Vice, Junior AmVets Coordinator, Post Chaplin, and on the Americanism Committee. In 2016 he was awarded AmVet of the Year. The family would like to acknowledge those who helped care for Kent including Vitas Hospice and his friend Margie Downs. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to support the activities of AmVets Post #48, P.O. Box 86, De Soto, MO.