Dr. George D. Brown, age 83 of Elkton, passed away 12:51 AM, May 14, 2021 at his residence of natural causes. Services will be Wednesday May 19, 2021 2:00 p.m. at Elkton Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Keith and Mr. Jeff Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery in Elkton. Visitation will be Tuesday May 18, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the church and Noon Wednesday until time for the funeral. Latham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Brown was born in Logan County, KY December 21, 1937. He was a graduate of Olmstead High School and the University of Kentucky with a Pre Vet Degree and a graduate of Auburn University where he received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Brown operated the Todd County Animal Clinic from 1964 through 2010, he was inducted into the Farm House Fraternity Kentucky Chapter at the University of Kentucky in 1957, served on the Todd County Water District from 1971-2021 where he was chairman, Director of Pennyrile Rural Electric Corporation from September 29, 1987 through 2018, Who’s Who of Veterinary Medicine in 1987, Past President of Western Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, President of Senior Veterinary of Auburn University Class of 1963, he also served on Elkton Bank and Trust Board from January 1, 1989 to 2020, he did missionary work in Guatemala in 1973, was co-owner of and operator of Brown’s Tobacco Warehouse in Russellville, Ky, Logan Todd Regional Water Board where he served as commissioner. Dr. Brown was a faithful member of Elkton Baptist Church where he served as deacon for 25 years. He is preceded in death by his parents Thomas Benjamin Brown Sr and Virginia Dawson Brown, his brother Tommy Brown and his sister Jane Sweatt.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years Betty R. Brown of Elkton, his son Dan Brown and his wife Karen of Tuscaloosa, AL, his daughters Jo Lynn McKee of Frankfort, KY, Jenny Sapp and her husband John L. Of Guthrie, KY and Jill Wyatt and her husband Mark of Guthrie, KY, his brother Bradley Brown of Russellville, KY, 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
The family asks that donations be given to Sunrise Children’s Services, 300 Hope Rd., P.O. Box 1429, Mt. Washington, KY 40047.
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