Stanley Earl Brown, age 84, passed away peacefully, in his sleep on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Moccasin, AZ. Stanley was born on January 26, 1935 in for Fort Thomas, Arizona to Lorenzo John and Jennie Heaton Brown. When he was still a young boy, the family moved to Moccasin, Arizona, where he attended grade school in Fredonia and then finished high school in Fredonia in the top 8 of his class (there were only 8 in his class).
Stan served an honorable mission to the Western States Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints from 1955 to 1957.
Stan met his future wife and the love of his life, Jeanie Pulsipher in 1958 while she was attending the College of Southern Utah in Cedar City. He was employed as an adjuster for a commercial credit company and had been dating Jeanie for 2 months when he was drafted into the US Army in 1959, where he was first stationed at Fort Ord, California.
Stan married his sweetheart, Jeanie, on November 25, 1960 for time and all eternity in the St. George Utah temple.
Shortly after their marriage, he was stationed at Fort Eustis, Virginia where their first child Debra Lynn was born. After an honorable discharge from the service, Stan moved his family to Salt Lake City, Utah where he worked in Tooele, Utah for Hercules making explosives. Stan was prompted to go back to school when the plant he was working at exploded. They then moved back to Cedar City where he attended the College of Southern Utah and supported his young family by driving a beer truck.
While attending college, their second daughter, Sandra and first son, Elwin Earl was born. After Stan graduated with his B.S. degree and teaching certificate, he moved his young family to Las Vegas, Nevada where he taught Type, English, Auto Mechanics, and Business courses at a local school. While living in Las Vegas, their sons, Darren John and Bryan David were born.
In 1972, the Brown family relocated to Logandale, Nevada while Stan continued to teach in Vegas. While in Logandale, their last child, Lisa Dawn, was bor
In 1979, after building 2 homes in Logandale, Stan withdrew his pension and said “Goodbye” to teaching and left the Valley. He purchased a dairy farm in Hurricane, Utah. While in Hurricane, Jeanie completed her college career, earning her degree in Education.
In 1992 Stan, Jeanie and their youngest daughter moved back to Logandale where Jeanie taught school and Stan drove the school bus. Stan was affectionately known as “Eeyore” and “Grandpa” by the kids who rode his bus.
In 2005, Stan and Jeanie retired and returned to his childhood home of Moccasin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ren and Jennie, his siblings Ren, Janice and Marilyn and his great-grandchildren Grace Averie Richins and Deagon Kaden Brown.
Stan is survived by his wife Jeanie, his children Debi Christianson (Roger), Sandi Gubler (Kyle), Elwin Brown (Shirlyn), Darren Brown (Reggi), Bryan Brown (Stephanie) and Lisa Lacy (Mike), 25 Grandchildren and 31 Great-Grandchildren.
Stan was truly a Jack-of- all -trades and gave freely of his time and talents to help anyone in need. He made each of his children and grandchildren feel as if they were his favorite…
We love you and we miss you, dad….. Till we meet again…
Funeral Services will be held Monday, September 30, 2019 at 1:00PM (AZ) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Moccasin, AZ – 82 Center Street. A viewing prior to the service will begin at 11:30AM (AZ). Interment will be at the Moccasin Cemetery under the direction of Mosdell Mortuary.