Danny Ray Brown

November 16, 1951 ~ May 30, 2022

Born in: Anderson, IN
Resided in: Anderson, IN

Danny Ray Brown of Anderson, Indiana went home to Jesus on May 30th, 2022.  He was born on November 16th, 1951 to Audrey (Costerison) and L.C Brown.  He joined the Air Force Reserves and left for basic training from August 22nd, 1974 until December 19th, 1975 .  He then returned home and started drills at Grissom Air Force Base.  He later became a full time technician where he designed a train the trainer for personal for AFE and then became the manager of the tran department before  retiring on February 22, 2000.  He married Mary Brown (Gooding) on October 14th, 1995.  After he retired, he enjoyed remodeling houses, flea markets, and traveling with his wife.  After a few years of retirement, he returned to part time work as an Assistant Manager at Culvers.  We will cherish all the love and memories that we shared as a family.
Left to carry on his legacy of love and devotion to family is his daughter Melissa (Kevin)Edwards, his son Cie-J (Emily) Brown, his brother Douglas J. (Christy) Brown.  Also surviving are his grandchildren, Alexis Edwards, Devon Gooding, Adisyn Gooding, Alanna Brown, Kaelyn Brown and several nieces and nephews that he loved and adored.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Brown, his parents, Audrey Costerison, and L.C. Brown in 1975 and Warren Costerison in 2003, daughter Karrie Gooding, Aunt Ann Moreland, Uncles, Duane Conlon and Lyle Conlon.


Graveside Service: June 14, 2022 12:00 pm

Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery
6805 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd
Anderson, IN 46013


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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Dan was a valued member of the Air Force and was instrumental in developing the Wild Stallion Combat Search and Rescue training exercise. He was respected throughout the Life Support community and we honor his memory!

  3. Danny and I spent many days & nights. Both in the field & in many places around the world. Danny was passionate about what he did. And truly cared about others and his country! He was instrumental in starting the USAF Wild Stallion Escape & Evasion school! Danny was a true patriot! Fly High my Stallion Brother🙏🇺🇸🙏🇺🇸

  4. Master Sergeant Brown,
    You taught me more than I could ever imagine. You were my 1st supervisor and I can’t imagine where I would be without your guidance. Thank you for all that you ever done for me. You have always “aimed High”, now it is your turn to “Fly High”. Fly with angels and eagles sir and watch over those of us whom you have left behind.

  5. Condolence to Danny’s family. Spent lots of good days with Danny in the A10 and following days. He helped alot of people along the way. May he rest in Peace.
    CMSGT (ret) Jeff Mercier

  6. Danny you will be missed by so many. The love you gave to my dearest friend Mary and to her children and grandchildren were and always will be cherished. Your love was the best! Thank you for loving all of them and being a wonderful friend! Mary will be so happy to see you in heaven. I love all of you like my own family ❤️

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