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Benjamin "Ben" A. Brown

September 12, 1977 March 15, 2020
Benjamin "Ben" A. Brown
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Obituary for Benjamin "Ben" A. Brown

Benjamin “Ben” A. Brown, 42, of Kewanee, died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Ben was born September 12, 1977 in Kewanee, the son of Linda (Phelps) Brown. Ben graduated from Thompson High School. Ben married Autumn Hammons on December 31, 2009 in Kewanee; she survives.
Ben is also survived by his two children, Carter and Adilyn Brown; mom, Linda; grandmother, Joan Phelps, Kewanee; brother, Tim (Missy) Boswell, Kewanee; half-sister, Amber (Jeff) Rice, Phoenix, AZ; father and mother in law, Chris and Lisa Hammons; and two maternal uncles. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Donald Benjamin Phelps Sr.; grandmother, Della Camp; uncle, Donald Benjamin Phelps, Jr.; and a nephew, Benjamin James Boswell.
Ben worked for Tyson Foods as a butcher. Ben attended First Presbyterian Church. Ben enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle and collecting and cleaning guns. He loved woodworking and made his kids many different things. He also loved swimming in summer with the kids, and playing baseball with them in the backyard. He was a very supportive dad. Most of all he loved spending time with his wife and kids.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the First Presbyterian Church. Pastor Charles Cunningham will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Friday, March 20, 2020 at Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to an education fund for his children at People’s Bank. Please leave an online condolence for Ben’s family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.
We will live stream the funeral service on the Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home facebook page. After the service it will be available on our website on Ben's obituary page.

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Visitation

Friday

20

Mar

5:00 PM 3/20/2020 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/20/2020 8:00:00 PM
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home

219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Saturday

21

Mar

10:00 AM 3/21/2020 10:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

307 S Tremont
Kewanee, IL 61443

First Presbyterian Church
307 S Tremont Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Live Stream

Saturday

21

Mar

10:00 AM 3/21/2020 10:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

307 S Tremont
Kewanee, IL 61443

Will live stream from Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home Facebook Page at time of service. After service it will be available on our website on Ben's obituary page.

First Presbyterian Church
307 S Tremont Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant View Cemetery Final Resting Place

1000 Pleasantview Ave.
Kewanee, IL 61443

1000 Pleasantview Ave. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Education Fund for Kids at People's Bank

207 N. Tremont
Kewane, IL 61443
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