Chester Steven “Sonny” Browder, 65, of 11514 N. Hwy 41, Farmersburg, Ind., died at 5:33 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Sullivan Community Hospital, Sullivan, Ind.
He was born on Aug. 17, 1946, in St. Marys, to Paul Browder and Bonnie E. (Vanover) Browder, and they preceded him in death.
On April 18, 1970, he married Rebecca Sutherland, and she survives.
He is also survived by a son, Scott (Vicki) Browder of Cullman, Ala.; a daughter, Annette (Darrell) Roberts of Hutsonville, Ill; seven grandchildren; a sister, Betty (Ben) Engle of Celina; five brothers; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a half brother.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Vietnam.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Hutsonville Cemetery, Hutsonville, Ill., with Brother Randy Nave officiating.
Military rites will be performed by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4549, E M Coulter Post 69 American Legion and AMVETS Post 33.
There will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the disabled veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45250-0301.