Jay Edwin Brown


Jay Edwin Brown, 63, of Columbia, KY passed away Friday, March 29, 2024, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, KY. He was born on February 27, 1961, in New Castle, IN to the late J. H. Brown and Alice Marie Sneed Murphy.

Mr. Brown was of the Christian faith and formerly worked for Walmart. He enjoyed listening to music, riding the countryside, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include by a brother James Brown of Columbia, KY; his stepfather Charles Murphy of Columbia, KY; two stepsons Frankie and Michael Branch; a half brother Andrew Murphy of Glasgow, KY; nieces and nephews Jessica Gose (Justin), Christopher Brown (Allie), Candace Wooten, and Dawn Scroggins (David); several grandchildren, great grandchildren, aunts, uncles, great nieces and nephews and friends also survive.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Cathy Eller and his life partner Suzie Branch.

Funeral services will be 1:00pm Monday, April 1, 2024, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday after 9:00am at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Bro Elbert Hadley will be officiating, and pallbearers will be Christopher Brown, Justin Gose, Odell Wooten, Andrew Murphy, Danny Sneed, and James Murphy.

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