Leander D. Brown Jr.


Leander Doyle Brown Jr., 70, of Perryville passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.
He was born July 7, 1951 in Tipton, Tenn. to L.D. and Ruth Jane (Atkins) Brown Sr.
He and Sharon M. Schmidt Holifield were married on Nov. 7, 1998. She survives in Perryville.
He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Perryville. Doyle had been very active as a scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts. He loved reading and doing crossword puzzles. Doyle loved spending time with his grandpup Sofie.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Brown of Perryville; one step-son, Brad (Brenda) Holifield of Perryville; one sister-in-law, Joyce Favier of High Ridge; one brother-in-law, Paul (Tammy) Schmidt of Perryville; two step-grandchildren, Chad Huber and Amanda (Eric) Granito; four step-great grandchildren, Zackary, Trinity, Kaleb and Aubree; five nephews, Rick Favier, Rocky Favier, P.J. Schmidt, Westley (Jill) Barnett and Josh (Abigail) Stevens.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister-in-law, Charleen Stevens; and one bother-in-Law, Gerald Schmidt.
Visitation was at Ford and Young Funeral Home in Perryville on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 and Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.
Funeral Service was private for the family only.
Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Perryville.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Parkinson’s Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com.
Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.