Robert Brown, 76

Robert L. “Bob” Brown, aka, “Booboo”, 76, of Westport, passed away at 5:31 p.m.
on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Columbus Regional Hospital. He was born on
September 14, 1947 in Logansport, Indiana the son of Keith D. and Doris V.
(Leiter) Brown. He was a lifelong resident of Decatur County and a 1965 graduate
of Sandcreek High School. Bob was a metal fabricator, but his true passion was
farming. He farmed south of Westport in Sardinia in his early years and most
recently with his brother, Bill. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army
from 1967-1968 in Vietnam. He is survived by his daughters, Melinda Rae “Mindi”
(Jeff) Pennington of Avon and Holly Jo (Wes) Drury of Pekin; sisters, Beverly
Jean Brown and Bonnie Sue Sample both of Greensburg; a brother, Bill (Kathy)
Brown of Westport and 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents,
and son, Charles Wayne Brown in infancy. Funeral services will be held at 4:00
p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with
Reuben Kissel officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Sunday, March
24, 2024 from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at 4:00 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Decatur County American Legion through the
funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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