Lloyd J. Brower

May 7, 2021

Lloyd J. Brower, 96, longtime Frankfort resident died May 7, 2021 at Whitlock Place in Crawfordsville, Ind.  He was born on June 10, 1924 in Flora, Ind. to Loren and Vera Alberta (Felix) Brower.  He married Phyllis Anne Shepard on June 30, 1946 in Indianapolis and she preceded him in death on November 1, 2007.

Mr. Brower was a 1942 graduate of Lafayette Jeff High School and attended Purdue University.  He served as Sergeant in the United States Marine Corp in Okinawa from April 1943 to March 1946.  Lloyd was Manager at the Frankfort Country Club for 23 years and Clinton County Veteran’s Affairs Officer for 16 years.  He was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, a life member of the VFW, Moose Lodge, American Legion, and a proud member of the Frankfort Marine Corps League Detachment 967.


Memorial Donations may be made in Lloyd’s honor to the Frankfort Marine Corps League #967, C/O LeRoy Zook, 210 East Sycamore Lane, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Visitation and Services

Private Family Services are planned for a later date with burial in the Veterans Section of Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort.  Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is honored to assist the Brower family.  

Survived by:

Surviving are his Son: Charles L. Brower of San Antonio, TX; Daughters: Janet (Syd) Brower Rodenbarger of Havelock, NC and Anne L. (Jim) Sexton of Crawfordsville, IN; 6 Grandchildren: Ben and Jordan Brower, Nate Rodenbarger, Miley Peake, Hillary and Caitlyn Bates; and 9 Great-Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 brothers: Leon Brower, Loren Brower, and Lowell “Dode” Brower, and a great-grandson: James Deering Peake.


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26 Condolences for “Lloyd J. Brower”

  1. Lora (Smith) Layton May 10, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    To Lloyd’s family, so sorry for your loss. I worked at Peoples-Home Life Ins. Co. in the Agency Dept. with Lloyd–not many of us left who worked there.

  2. Donna Bitner Denton May 10, 2021 at 6:51 pm

    Chuck, sorry to hear of the passing of your dad.

  3. Jan Kersey May 11, 2021 at 8:21 am

    What a great fun guy. What a manager and chef. Many memories at FCC. Lloyd was a friendly outgoing person that loved being around people and sharing. He will be missed, but a great life well lived.

  4. Keiston R. Holloway May 11, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    On behalf of the comrades and sisters of the Department of Indiana you have our deepest condolences for the loss of you loved one and our departed comrade. Our prayers ae with you all. Sincerely, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Department of Indiana State Chaplain Keiston R. Holloway.

  5. MaryAnn Stockberger May 11, 2021 at 1:41 pm

    Lloyd was the best! A great painter too. RIP Lloyd

  6. Amy Malicoat May 11, 2021 at 3:02 pm

    Lloyd was a customer of ours in our frankfort cleaners and our Crawfordsville cleaners. He was always a joy to talk too. I will always remember him as the 2 dollar bill guy.

  7. Doug Montgomery May 11, 2021 at 4:42 pm

    Lloyd will certainly be missed by all those that knew him. Lloyd was always a gentleman and was the definition of a United States Marine. I was proud to be his friend and fellow Marine Corps League and VFW member. To Chuck, Janet, Anne and families, your Dad and Mom were two of the good ones that we all grew up with.

  8. Guy and Diane Maniaci May 11, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    Guy and I want you to know we send our deepest sympathies and condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  9. Andy Biddle May 11, 2021 at 7:09 pm

    Enjoyed getting to know Lloyd at the Barbershop. We laughed a lot.

  10. Joe H Root May 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    To Lloyd’s family, so sorry for your loss. Lloyd was a great person and everyone that knew him loved him. I started working for him at the Clinton County Veterans Affairs Office and later he ask me to replace him. He had many stories that he shared with me.
    Joe H Root
    Clinton County
    Veterans Service

  11. Dennis Donoho May 11, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    No matter how old we are, it’s never easy to lose a parent. Chuck, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you grieve.

  12. Linda Summers May 11, 2021 at 9:35 pm

    Wow…96 years young! Your dad was one cool dude! Always will remember his fun loving personality. My sympathies to all of you left behind.
    Linda (Lashbrook ) Summers

  13. Larry cambridge May 11, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    I’m sorry but what a great and long-lived life he had. Always nice to me, truly a wonderful person, my deepest sympathies. So many memories when he was running the country club. rip

  14. Margy (Stroup) Brehmer May 12, 2021 at 12:10 am

    To Chuck, Janet and Ann, So very sorry to hear of your father’s passing . Loved talking to him and your mom when I would go back to the manor. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  15. Steve Shanks May 12, 2021 at 8:29 am

    As a young asst. pro in the late 60s at FCC, not making much money, Lloyd would slip me a few lunches that was very welcomed. Always kind and loved his time on the golf course.

  16. Mark Stout May 12, 2021 at 8:52 am

    The entire Stout Family sends you are deepest sympathies and condolences. We have nothing but fond memories of Lloyd and Phyllis and remember the many summers of riding our bikes down the road to go swimming. We especially appreciated the bond Lloyd and our father shared after the passing of their wives and I think they both leaned on each other during those times. I always remember coming home on the weekends and my dad wanting to take a ride out to the golf course and he would always say “lets stop and see what Llyod-o is up to” and we would share a couple of beers. Lloyd was a good man and will be deeply missed.
    Mark Stout

  17. Larry Garrity May 12, 2021 at 11:13 am

    Sorry for your loss. I never had the chance to work with Lloyd, but wanted you to know I appreciate his life and all the work that he provided for his fellows Veterans. I know you are really proud of him. Prayers to family for comfort through these times.

    Larry Garrity CVSO
    Bartholomew County Veterans Office

  18. Bush Fullerton May 12, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    Chuck, Janet & Anne,

    Bet Frankfort had the best Country Club in the midwest back when your Dad ran it. At least that’s our view!
    Really great childhood memories from that place abound. You had a wonderful Dad, and our family so valued his friendship.

    Keep On,

  19. Dot and Gerald Finch May 12, 2021 at 2:30 pm

    So So Sorry, Janet. I didn’t know your dad but he had to be a very good man to raise a wonderful daughter like you. We love you.

  20. Suzanne (Denton) Cohen May 12, 2021 at 2:39 pm

    Dear Chuck and Janet and family,
    I am sorry for your loss. It is always difficult when a parent passes away; no matter how long they lived. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Suzanne Denton Cohen

  21. Chuck Snavely May 12, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    Dear Chuck and Janet,
    So sorry to learn of the passing of your father. I know he will be missed dearly. Please accept my deepest condolences.

  22. Lisa Lamb May 12, 2021 at 10:04 pm

    Sorry to hear about the passing of Uncle Lloyd. The family has our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve the loss of your Dad.

  23. Nancy Harmon May 13, 2021 at 9:19 am

    Sorry for your family’s loss. You all were very blessed to have him for so many years. May you find comfort in all the memories you have of him.

  24. Colleen Hufford May 13, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    Bill and I want to say how sorry about the loss of your father. Lloyd was so much of an icon to all of us.
    RIP. Lloyd

  25. Tom Hinshaw May 18, 2021 at 5:09 am

    Dear Chuck, Janet, and Anne,

    I have fond memories of visiting with Lloyd at Wesley Manor before he moved. If I didn’t see him working outside or in the Manor Lounge, I would drive over for a visit. He was a joy and kept me posted about your family and Frankfort affairs in those times. Lloyd was a friendly man and did a lot of positive things for the community, including keeping the grass neatly trimmed while he was at the Manor. Of course, Lloyd was always ultimately neat and tidy, just as a good and disciplined Marine would be. Thank you, Lloyd, for sharing those visit times. Rest in Peace. Take care, Chuck, Janet and Anne.

  26. Dr. and Mrs. Richard Corea May 19, 2021 at 3:14 pm

    Lloyd was always a pleasure to be around. He lived a long and consequential life, he touched many people’s lives, and he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

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