Barry Brown, 70, of Vermillion, SD passed away Sunday, November 5 at the Sanford Vermillion Hospital.
Barry was born in California to Ronald and Helen (Blashill) Brown. He graduated from Vermillion High School in 1971. He worked for Blake’s Plumbing and then Hopkins Contracting in Sloan, IA, before starting Barry’s Plumbing in Vermilion, and also worked for Interstate Mechanical in Sioux City, IA.
Barry was an avid USD Volleyball fan, and loved playing pool and reading.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Kimberly Brown and a brother-in-law Ivan Ludens.
He is survived by his brother Danny (Sandy) Brown of Vermillion, two sisters: Sheri Ludens of Springfield, SD and Lynn Brown of Denver, CO, nieces and nephews: Derrick (Josie) Brown, Tyler (Katie) Brown, Tausha (Tyler) Campbell, Shane (Marlaina) Ludens and Lexie (Levi) Dockendorf. He is also survived by grand nieces and nephews: Preston, Anastasia Brown, Addelyn, Carter and Cameron Brown, Cash, Crue and Eisley Campbell, Harrison and Ingrid Ludens.
The Brown family would like to thank the staff at Sanford Vermillion Hospital for the wonderful care Barry received there. Please direct memorials to the USD Volleyball program.