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John Drown

John Drown, age 55, of Rosenberg, Texas, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020 with his loving family at his side.

A Graveside Service will be held at 2:30 P.M., Thursday, January 30th at the Aurora Cemetery. Rev. Greg Reed will officiate. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Rosenberg, TX. Memorials may be made to the family to designate at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


John Mark Drown, the son of Ronald L. and Ruth E. (Beard) Drown, was born in Muncie, Indiana on May 23, 1964 and passed away in Rosenberg, Texas on January 23, 2020, at the age of 55.

John grew up in Muncie where he graduated from high school. Following his graduation he moved to Houston, Texas where he met Laurie Gibson. They were united in marriage on February 25, 1984. Shortly after their marriage they moved to Rosenberg where he has since resided. John owned and operated his own construction business.

John enjoyed boating and fishing, motorcycles, writing and poetry. He especially enjoyed carpentry and home improvement projects.

He was preceded in death by his father, in-laws Arlene and Leon Gibson, and brother-in-law, Leon Gibson, Jr.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Laurie of Rosenberg; mother, Ruth Drown of Ft. Meyers, Florida; brothers, Nathan (Aurera )Drown and Ronnie Drown both of Ft. Meyers, FL and James (Sharon) Drown of Muncie, IN; sisters, Grace Drown and Martha Grass both of Ft. Meyers, FL and Mary (Larry) Blades of Bloomington, IN. He is also survived by his in-laws, Arthur (Wayne) Gibson of Richmond, TX and Tom (Sandra) Gibson of Katy, TX; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

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