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Danny Ray Brown
September 21, 1948 ~ November 1, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Danny Ray Brown passed away November 1, 2022, in Emmett, Idaho. He was born September 21, 1948, in Yuma, Arizona, to Ralph Kenneth Brown and Ora Virginia Brown.
After his discharge from the Army Danny returned to Nampa, ID where his family had lived for many years. He worked at Fleetwood Manufacturing. He married Gloria Hardy of Mountain Home, ID. They had their first two sons in Nampa. The family moved to Jordan Valley, OR, where Danny began working on the construction phase of the Delamar Silver Mine. After which he became a full-time employee of the mine. Three more children were added to the family. Danny was dedicated to his family and his work. He had a great love of motorcycles and the outdoors. He was always looking for new country to experience. He rode from border to border north to south and west to east. He was a quiet soul with great depth of character. He always had projects going on in his head.
He moved the family to Caldwell for more opportunities for his children. In 1992 another move was made to Winnemucca, NV, to continue his career in mining as a heavy equipment operator. In 2010 he was diagnosed with Dementia and had to give up his beloved mining career.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria, his children Ryan (Lisa Nguyen), Russell, Aaron (Valeri Najar), Chad (Shiloh Farrington), Janelle (Robert Frank) and 8 grandchildren: Emily, Melissa, Olivia, Stephen, Lillian, Julia, Lynkon and Justen. He is survived by 3 sisters: Marilyn Bath, Charlene Wang both of Utah and Cindy Heagy of Emmett, ID.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he worked with the Boy Scouts, teaching Primary and some administrative positions.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00AM on Monday, November 7, 2022, at the Potter Funeral Chapel, Emmett, ID. Interment will follow at the Emmett Cemetery, Emmett, ID.