Leslie E. Brown

October 22, 1922 ‒ January 15, 2021

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Leslie E. Brown, age 98, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021 at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.

He was born on October 22, 1922 in Centerburg, Ohio to the late Edgar and Estella (Hunter) Brown.  Leslie was employed as a Mail Carrier for the United States Postal Service and retired after 30 years of service.  He was a veteran serving in the United States Army during WWII where he was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

He is survived by his daughter Sandra (Bill) Van Dyke; his son Bob (Becky) Brown; four grandchildren, Kimberly (Ronnie) Frazee, Steve Van Dyke, Adam (Alexis) Brown, Tyler (Lauren) Brown; and six great grandchildren, Krystal Smith, Makenzie Van Dyke, Makayla Van Dyke, Landon Zouvalekov, Alex Brown and Delores Brown.

In addition to his parents, Leslie was preceded in death by his wife Beverly Jean (Hamilton) Brown; his sister Barbara Shilling; and his brother Richard Brown.

In keeping with Leslie’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.  The Family will observe a private graveside service at a later date.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Leslie E. Brown.

  • Sandy so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a great person. Thinking about you and your family. Rocky

  • So sorry Sandy,Bill, and your entire family for your loss. You all are in our prayers.