Gary David Brown,
of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022, at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Patricia "Pat" Brown; cherished son of the late Arietta Laverne and Charles Harlan Brown, Sr. Loving stepfather of Rhonda Ashley; adoring Papa Gary of Ian (Lexie) Ashley; dear brother of Sharron Wright, Charles H. (Senie) Brown, Jr., Terry L. Brown, Ronald N. (Carol) Brown, Patti (Howard) Magoffin, Edward "Buddy" (Debbie) Brown, Harla (Steve) Hubert, Dale L. Brown, and the late Wayne "Guy" Brown; brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend to many.
Gary was a member of the St Charles Elks # 690 and was P.E.R. in 2002. After high school graduation, Gary went to work for his father as a mechanic at his Father's Mobil Station in Spanish Lake. In later years, he was a mechanic at Snell Shell, and then became service advisor at Sherwood Ford. Following Sherwood Ford, Gary became the service manager at Dick Jones Lincoln Mercury for 18 years. Gary became owner of the Carollton Oaks Shell Station on St. Charles Rock Road in 1995. Gary Retired as the Owner of Gary Brown Automotive in St. Peters, Mo. in 2014.
Gary was an avid outdoorsman. He loved the lake, hunting, and fishing. Gary did much traveling. His many travels took he and his wife, Pat to places such as Aruba, Cozumel, Cancun. Paradise Island and they also enjoyed many cruises. Their travels also included numerous places in the United States. Gary was very charitable; he supported St. Louis Children's Hospital, a supporter of the Francis Howell Central School Drum Line, and maintained the vehicles for Five Acres Animal Shelter to name a few. Gary was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Five Acres Animal Rescue, Alzheimer's Assoc, American Heart Assoc, St. Louis Children's Hospital,
or the charity of the donor's choice.Baue Funeral Homes is currently following CDC recommendations regarding mask and social distancing policies.