John C. Brown, 67, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, Missouri.
A visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Ralph O Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd Street, Odessa, Missouri, 64076, 816-633-5524. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home with interment to follow at Bates City Cemetery, Bates City, Missouri. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Edward Brown. Memories of John and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
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John was born on April 27, 1954, to Edward and Catherine (Vaccaro) Brown in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from High School in Kansas City, Missouri and started his career. He worked various jobs including being a Dispatcher for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and Pinkerton Security. John was a business owner in the Odessa and Kansas City areas. John was a member of the NRA. In addition to spending time with family and friends, he enjoyed fishing and hunting, collecting, and shooting guns as well as playing Poker.
Survivors include his children, Edward Brown of Odessa, MO and Anita Wilson of Grain Valley, MO; seven grandchildren, John “JJ” Brown, Chelsea Brown, Alex McWilliams, Jordan Brown, Breanne Burns, Konner Wilson, and Alahna Wilson; one great-granddaughter on the way, Olyvia Brown; two sisters, Carolyn Clark of Higginsville, MO, and Pam Heitman (Walt Speakman) of Odessa, MO; his favorite niece and nephew, Bethany Heitman and John Heitman and several other nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Edward Brown, Jr.; one great-grandson, Rhyder Hudsynn Brown and one brother, Joe Brown.