Thomas E. Brown, 54, of Crooksville, passed away peacefully at 7:30 am Tuesday June 19, 2018 at Genesis Hospice Morrison House, Zanesville. He was born on June 4, 1964 in Zanesville, the son of the late Dale and Pearl (Jenkins) Brown. Tom was a hard worker and spent most of his life employed with many local area potteries, holding employment most recently with Burley Clay in Roseville. He is survived by his loving family, step children, Devin Thomas and Rodney Tigner; brothers, Mark Brown and Terry (Vickie) Brown of Crooksville; nieces, Kacy (Nathan) Hammer and Ashley (Mike) Dalrymple of Crooksville and a nephew, Cody Brown. He was preceded in death by his parents; and life long girlfriend, Dee Tigner. Per his wishes, no services or visitation will be held at this time.