Obituary published April 21, 2014 in The Mexico Ledger

John David Brower, 85, of Mexico, died Saturday, April 19, 2014 at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Arnold Funeral Home with Ken Mantle officiating. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
John was born Aug. 16, 1928 in New Florence, the son of William Harry and Ruth (McManamy) Brower. On March 28, 1970 in Mexico, he married Sharon Sharp.
Mr. Brower was a member of Kentucky Road Christian Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon of the home; his children, Debbie Mackey (Don) Zatorski of Mexico, Linda (Danny) Ratliff of Shelbina, Debbie (Frankie) Meyer of Wellsville, Tony (Christina)Brower of Mexico, Doug (Samantha) Brower of Mexico, Susan (Josh) Sanchez of Manzanilla, Mexico, Russell (Kathy) Burton of Boonville, Jeremiah Clark of Jefferson City and Kathy Hendren of Mexico; 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jesse (Anna Ruth) Brower of Indiana.
Mr. Brower was preceded in death by one son, David Brower; one grandson, Jared Sanchez; five brothers; and one infant sister, Gertrude.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s choice.
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