Gregory "Greg" M. Brown, age 56 resident of Shelby, passed away Tuesday evening, December 8, 2020 in his home.
Born November 30, 1964 in Willard to George J. Brown and Kathleen (Oney) Smedley, he had been a Shelby resident the majority of his adult life. A 1983 graduate of Plymouth High School, Greg had worked in construction for numerous years. A member of the Shelby Eagles and Mansfield Baptist Temple, Greg had enjoyed four wheeling, hunting and most of all loved spending time with his grandson.
He is survived by his mother Kathleen Smedley of Cincinnati; grandson Tyler Brown of Sharonville; three siblings George (Paula) Brown of Ostrander, OH, Kellie (Stanley) Applegate of Sharonville, OH and Gary (Linda Fox) Brown of Shelby as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to his father George Brown, he was preceded in death by his son Gregory Junior Brown, and half brother Brandon Smedley; his special uncle Thomas Oney; and his Grandparents Alfred and Ethel Brown, and Jarret and Margaret Oney.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at 1375 E 9th St #600, Cleveland, OH 44114, or the American Diabetes Association at 4500 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131.
Private family services were held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. A celebration of Greg's life will be held at a later date. Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory was honored to assist the family.
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