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Gregory L. "Bunny" Brown, 65, of Ottumwa, died at 7:35 p.m. October 11, 2017 at Vista Woods Care Center.
He was born February 7, 1952 in Wapello County to Howard M. and Joan McVay Brown. He married Cindy Sweeney on April 30, 1983.
A 1970 graduate of Hedrick High School, Greg worked at John Deere Ottumwa Works for 30 years, retiring in 2002. He operated his bus called Xtreme Travel from 2004-2011.
Surviving is his wife, Cindy; a daughter, Jenna (Joe) Maines of Ottumwa; two sons, Kerry Brown of Ottumwa and Jeremy Brown (fiancée Carmen Reich) of Chicago, IL; a grandson, Jayden; brothers, Ron Brown of Milan, IL, Dennis Brown and Randy Brown both of Ottumwa; brothers-in-law Dennis Sweeney of Bluffton, SC and Randy Sweeney of Ottumwa; his mother-in-law, Betty Sweeney of Ottumwa.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ryan Brown and his parents.
Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Hornback officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society or Hospice Serving Davis & Wapello Counties.
Published on October 12, 2017
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