Benjamin Joseph Brown was born August 20, 1950 at Clinton Memorial hospital to Wilma Hestand Brown and Ben Brown. He went to be with his Lord on August 21, 2023.
Joe met Pam in February 1983 and they were married in December of the same year. Joe found the Lord at an early age and as a child attended First Baptist Church in Clinton, MO.
Joe worked as a barber in Kansas City for several years before joining General Motors as an assembly line worker. He worked as an administrator at the St. Clair County Jail. He also served as a board member at the Osceola Community Church.
In 2014 Joe began volunteering at the St. Clair County Food Banc an became the director in 2019.
Joe is survived by his wife Pam, two sons, Nathan Joseph and Matthew Joel as well as his grandchildren, Alison, Jaden and Autumn.