Donald O. Brown

July 8, 1935 - March 30, 2020

07/08/1935 - 03/30/2020

Donald O. Brown, 84, of Powhatan Point, OH died Monday, March 30, 2020 at his home. He was born July 8, 1935 in Powhatan Point, a son of the late Robert Odell Brown and Dolly Hess Brown-Goudy.

Don was a retired employee of Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons, a member of American Legion Post #228 and proudly served in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Friend J. Goudy; a brother, Marvin Brown; a sister, Muriel Coleman.

Surviving are his children, Penny Dierkes of Powhatan Point, Lori (Mark) Lucas of Clarington, OH and Dawn Renee (Chad) Kuhn of Woodsfield, OH; his ex-wife and friend, Shirley Hollingshead Brown of Powhatan Point; a brother, Robert Brown of Petaluma, CA; grandchildren, Corey Knight, Jeffrey Knight, Larissa Longwell, Lakyn Merrifield, Landyn Lucas, Chelsea Masters, Camden Dierkes, Chandler Kuhn and Carson Kuhn; great grandchildren, Hunter, Rylee, Brody, Brooklyn, Korbin, Kahne, Elliot, Hazel, Roen, Beckett; several nieces and nephews; his beloved dogs, Lo Bo and Jo Jo.

Private visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 am until time of service at 12 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, OH 43942 with private services held with Pastor Lorna Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery with full Military Honors conducted by Powhatan Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #228 by going to “

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3 years ago

I’ll forever love you… you’ll be missed so much! ❤️

Mary Beth Sheba-Tennant
3 years ago

So sorry for your loss.

Chris Binni
3 years ago

My condolences to the family . Don was a great man had a lot of conversations up on my victory with him he will be missed but not forgotten.

Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum
3 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Donald O. Brown, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Donald O. Brown, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Ed Pugh
3 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Don was a great man. He was well known for being a nice man. Prayers for your family.

Judy Susac
3 years ago

Thoughts and Prayers. Loved his ornery smile.

3 years ago

So sorry for your loss

Lisa Zajdowicz- Busby
3 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers from the Zajdowicz family.

Carolyn Brown Ferguson
3 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for the families.

Kiz Rush
3 years ago

So sorry … My love , thought and prayers are with you all . ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️