Lonny Dale Brown, age 77 of Joplin, Mo. passed away early Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at Freeman Hospital following an illness.
Lonny was born on November 16, 1942 in Granby, Mo., the son of the late Lewis and Annabelle (Daniels) Brown. Lonny proudly served his country as part of the Army Reserves. He worked for many years as a machine operator and supervisor for Vickers Inc. and Williams Machine retiring in 2005. Lonny was avid car guy, owning a 1937 Chevy Coupe. He also enjoyed watching his grandsons participate in sports, football, wrestling, baseball and swimming.
Survivors include a son; Jared Brown and wife Daphne of Oronogo, Mo., two brothers; Larry Brown of Shawnee Mission, Ks., Kenneth Brown of Coffeyville, Ks., and two grandsons; Steven and David Brown.
The family will be holding a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Forest Park Baptist Church Chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.