Jake Erin Brown

November 17, 1970 – November 29, 2015

Jake Erin Brown, 45, of Hardin, Mo., formerly of Orrick, Mo., died November 29, 2015 at his home.

Jake was born on November 17, 1970 in Richmond, Mo., to George Raymond “Jake” Brown and Shirley Laverne (McAfee) Brown. Jake lived most of his life in Ray County. He was a graduate of Orrick High School with the class of 1989.

Jake had been employed at the Ford Motor Company in Claycomo, Mo., for 15 years. After leaving Ford, he worked as a salesman for Chuck Anderson Ford in Excelsior Springs, where he was employed at the time of his death.

Jake liked to help his brother, Robbie, at the Big River Ranch in Lexington, Mo. He loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed deer and turkey hunting with his kids. His favorite thing was to be with his kids.

Jake was preceded in death by his father, George Raymond “Jake” Brown; a brother, Ricky Keith Maupin; and a sister, Robin (Brown) Hadley.

Survivors include his mother, Shirley L. Brown of Orrick, Mo.; his children, Samantha Arlene Brown and David Robert Brown of Hardin, Mo.; a brother and sister-in-law, Robbie Maupin and wife, Debra, of Lexington, Mo.; and a sister, Deborah Kay Henton of Orrick, Mo.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Gowing Funeral Home in Orrick. Memorial services will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Gowing Chapel, with inurnment following at South Point Cemetery, Orrick.

Memorials to his minor children are suggested.