Gary Wayne Brown

September 16, 1961 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 58)


Gary Brown, age 58, passed away on Monday, August, 10, 2020. He was born in Crestview, Florida to J.W. and Bobbie Brown on September 16, 1961. Gary was a member Woodlawn Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a selfless, gentle man. He loved his family and was loved by them. He worked for the Okaloosa County School District for 39 years. Gary was preceded in death by his father, J.W. Brown.

            He was survived by his mother, Bobbie Reeves Brown; sister, Cheryl Denise Kolb and husband Kenneth; niece, Brandi Danielle Blakey and husband Tyler; nephew, Joshua Roy Luke and wife Kristin; great nieces and nephews, Wyatt Marshall Luke, Kaitlin Reeves Luke, Addisyn Klaire Blakey, Aubrey Kate Blakey, and Tate Austin Blakey.

            The celebration of Gary’s life will be held on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 2:00pm at the Chapel of Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home burial will follow at Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers the family request that you make donations to the George Katzxman Memorial Scholarship fund at Woodlawn Baptist Church.

Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at


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A Celebration of Life
August 21, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home
436 West James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, FL 32536

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