2018-02-15 / Obituaries

Jeffery Brown

January 28, 2018

Jeffery Brown Jeffery Brown Jeffery Allen Brown, 49, of Meshoppen, PA, died tragically on Jan. 28, 2018 in an automobile accident near Vernal, Utah. He moved out to Utah in the summer of 2014 and resided in Randlett Valley where he was able to pursue his passion for ranching while working on the Pumpkin Creek Ranch.

While residing in Utah, he was given the opportunity to work in North Dakota for the oilfield. Jeff attended Elk Lake School. During most of his life, he drove truck for various companies in PA, including S. McClain Stone and Bell Trucking where he teamed with his good friend, Eric Stoothoff. He has worked on various local farms, was a mechanic for several companies, built houses for Borel Builders and had a personal auto detailing shop in Meshoppen. Jeff loved automobiles and was restoring a 1971 El Camino with his two sons Cody and Darren.

He enjoyed taking his children to the rodeo and truck shows as well as camping and trips on the tractor trailer. He enjoyed making his sons’ Halloween floats and had received first place for a tractor trailer float in the Meshoppen Halloween Parade. He enjoyed time spent with his daughter, Brittany and was her biggest inspiration.

Jeff also enjoyed detailing tractor trailers with his uncle Timmy Brown. He loved hunting and had hunted wildlife while in Utah and made homemade jerky to send back home to his children. He had moved out west in pursuit of a different life and had kept in contact with his children through letters and phone calls. He was an extraordinary man who will not be forgotten by many people who had come to know him.

Jeff was born on June 28, 1968. His three children are Brittany Lynn Brown (and Johnathan Ronald Prevost), Cody Allen Brown and Darren Jeffery Brown (and Amber Lynn Milliron) as well as two grandchildren, Jenna Lynn Brown and Erik Jeffery Brown. He is also survived by uncles Alden, Timmy and Denny; aunts, Connie, Karen, Becky, Diane, Lauralee and Marylou; many cousins; sister, Bridgette Ann Brown; nieces, Ashlie Louise, Aleece Bridgette and Madison Erica; nephew, Nicholas Allen Floyd; greatnieces, Justice, Destiny and GraceLynn and great-nephews, Nathaniel, Trityn and Jeremiah. He is also missed by his beloved dog, Leroy. He is preceded in death by his father, Gary Floyd Brown; grandparents, Floyd, Jr. and Doris Brown and uncle Wilbert Brown. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, March 3 at 6 p.m. at the Meshoppen Rod and Gun Club.

In honor of Jeff’s love for animals, anyone that wishes to make contributions may donate to True Friends Animal Welfare Center, 16332 SR 706, Montrose, PA 18801.

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