John D. Brown, of Avon, passed away May 6, 2019. He was born in Seymour, IN on October 7, 1939 to the late Orville and Flossie Briner. John graduated from George Washington High School in 1957. He was an United States Army veteran. John worked for Chevrolet Truck and Bus for 30 years retiring in 1990. He attended the Northview Christian Church in Danville. John was a member of the American Legion Post #145. He enjoyed geneology, camping and fixing anything he could get his hands on. John was preceded in death by a brother, Don Brown; sisters, Judy and Libby Briner. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm in Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home where friends may visit from 10:00 am until time of service at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. Survivors include his loving wife, Mary Brown; sons, Dennis (Debbie), Michael (Cindi) and Tony (Evey) Brown; sister, Janet Sue (Jerry) Myers; 8 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and 2 on the way. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (5635 W. 96th Street, Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46278).