John B. Brown passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at his home in Shidler, Okla. He was 61 years old.

John was born April 30, 1952 in Shidler, the son of Charles and Marion (Strayer) Brown. On June 3, 1972, he married the former Melody Daughterty in Pawhuska, Okla. He was a member of the NRA, BCA and the Elks. In his spare time, John enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing pool.

Surviving are, his wife Melody Brown of the home; three sons, John Brown, Travis Brown and Jason Brown; siblings, Charlie Brown and wife, LaDell, of Pawhuska; Bonnie Ikenberry of Wynona, Okla.; Elizabeth Rencountre and husband, Beau, of Pawhuska; Danny Brown and wife, Jane, also of Pawhuska; grandchildren, Craig Brown, Kourtney Brown, Cory Brown, Layleona Brown; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Mark Owen Brown.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Webb City Church of God. Jackie Vogele officiated. Interment was in the Foraker Cemetery.

McCarftney’s Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.