Gerald A. Browning, age 78, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away, Friday morning, September 21, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee. He was born August 22, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio to Evelyn C. (Garber) and Melvin Browning. Gerald graduated from Springfield High School, and since 1959, was life-member of Operating Engineers Local 18. He worked for various construction firms in the area, and retired in 2005 from Davidson and Brown.
Gerald will be remembered for his ornery sense of humor. He was well liked and loved traveling and wintering in Florida. He also enjoyed visiting flea markets.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Connie Wittes; son, Brian Browning; granddaughter, Tara (Matt) Carpenter; great-grandchildren, Marissa and Brenden Smith and Luke Carpenter; brothers, Ronnie (Dottie) Browning and Russell (Linda) Browning; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents; 1st wife, Shirley A. Browning; 2nd wife, Janet L. Browning; his daughter, Geraldine A. Browning and brother, William Browning.
Visitation and celebration of Gerald's life will be held at the Whitehouse American Legion Hall on Saturday, October 20th from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society.