John Wayne Brown

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

John Wayne Brown, 66, of New Haven, Kentucky passed away Saturday July 3, 2021 at his residences in New Haven with his family by his side.

John was born in Hardin County to the late Hansel Brown and his mother, Mary Edward Laswell Brown.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, John was a great conversationalist he never met a stranger which made him a great salesman, he could make anyone smile, he was an avid golfer, a loving husband, father, son, brother, and uncle.

In addition to his father, John was preceded in death by a daughter, Kayla Marie Brown.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 30 years, Fran M. Brown, of New Haven, a daughter, Mary Alice Brown of New Haven, his mother, Mary Edward Brown of Elizabethtown, two brothers, Steve (Carol) Brown, and Mark (Lucy) Brown both of Elizabethtown, one sister, Rhondalyn “Pug” (Larry) Waddell of Elizabethtown, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for John Wayne Brown, will be held Thursday July 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father, Scott Wimsett, and Father Ken Fortener officiating.

Visitation for John Wayne Brown, will be held Wednesday July 7, 2021 from 3-8 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel with prayer services at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel  and will continue Thursday after 8:30 at the funeral home until time of service at the church.

In keeping with his wishes after his service he chose cremation and to take his ashes to the ocean.

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel, 167 N. Main St. New Haven Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Web page:

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