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Roy Edward Brand, 65, Brown County

Roy Edward Brand, 65, passed away peacefully Friday morning, Nov. 2, 2012 at his residence in Brown County.

He was born May 22, 1947, in Indianapolis to the late Edward C. and Barbara (Hinton) Brand. Roy served his country as a specialist 5 with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He married Beverly Jo (Leveque) on July 19, 1969 in Indianapolis. She preceded him in death on Dec. 29, 2002, after 33 devoted years. Roy was employed as a tool and die machinist with Clique Tool and Machine in Indianapolis for the past 40 years. He loved the outdoors, bass fishing and deer hunting. He was a member of the Hoosier Open and Hoosier Open Senior fishing clubs in Kokomo and was also a member of Indian Creek Shooting Center in Georgetown. Roy enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, caring for his dog “Sammy” and was a fan of NASCAR.

Roy is survived by three daughters, Tracy Lynn (husband, Mike) Shirley of Morgantown, Wendy (husband, Scott) Elkins of Franklin and Christy Jean (husband, Jason) Lane of Nineveh. He will be remembered by his siblings, Susie Davis of Edinburgh, Denise (Dan) Boulay of Delaware, Dale Brand of Indianapolis, David (Bernice) Brand of Columbus and Eddie (wife, Sara) Brand of Fortville; seven grandchildren, Kenneth, Amber and Eddie Patrick, Jeanie Brand, Hailey and  Franklin Lane and Brittany Elkins; and two great-grandchildren, Alexis and Gabby.

He was preceded in death by his wife and a brother, Jeffrey Brand.

The Rev. Steve Agal will conduct a funeral service at 7 p.m. Monday eve, Nov. 5, at Meredith - Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends can call from 5 p.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be conducted at noon Tuesday Nov. 6, at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Greenwood with military rites presented by Greenwood Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Roy to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Condolences can be made to the Brand family at www.meredith-clark.com.

  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road