Mr. Edward Brown, Jr., 77, of Ft. White, Florida, passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.

Mr. Brown was born in Gilchrist County, Florida on Aug. 21, 1938 to Edward and Helen Brown, Sr. He was a Leadsman at a PVC factory and an O. P. S. at Ichetucknee State Park. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking and running his dogs. He adored his grandchildren and great-grands and loved spending time with them. He was a charter member of the 160 Hunt Club. Mr. Brown attended Summit Baptist Church in High Springs, Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Ethel A. Brown of Ft. White; sons, Rlanda “Teena” P. Tyndal of Virginia, Johnny E. (Joann) Brown of High Springs, Florida, and David E. Brown of High Springs; daughters, Leila (Ellis) Lindsey of High Springs and Donna J. Brown of Ft. White; brothers, Sam. J. (Lillian) Brown of High Springs, Lester (Beverly) Brown of Trenton, Florida, Larry (Madaline) Brown of Bell, Florida and Tommy Brown of Bell; sisters, Mary Lou Rain, Virginia Brown, Francis Sanders and Vinny Ann Schofield, all of Bell; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Summit Baptist Church in High Springs with Rev. Rick Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Grove Cemetery in Alachua, Florida. A visitation will be held at Summit Baptist Church Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Summit Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 12, High Springs, FL, 32655.

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Langford-Rogers Funeral Home, under the direction of Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Chiefland, Florida, 352-493-0050.