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Brian Keith Downham

October 30, 1961 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 60)


Brian Keith Downham, 60, Delphi, passed away, Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at his residence.  He was born October 30, 1961, in Lafayette to Bobby Eugene Downham and Jane (Grenat) Downham-Burkhalter.

Brian was a 1980 graduate of Rossville High School.  He worked in maintenance for Indiana Packers, Wabash International, and then Alcoa for 16 years.  He enjoyed fishing, cooking, working on cars, and playing poker and liar’s poker with his friends and family.

Brian is survived by his fiancé, Kathy Peterson; children, Zachariah (Diana) Downham, Jesse Smith, Emily Downham; brothers, Eric and Brett (Cindy) Downham; step-brother, Larry Burkhalter; step-sister, Jill Payne; and grandchildren, Mason Adams, Neveah Downham.

He was preceded in death by his father; step-father, Dale Burkhalter; brother, Jefferey Downham; and step-brother, Randy Burkhalter.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm at Ball Hill Cemetery in Cutler on Saturday, April 2, 2022. 

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Graveside Service
January 22, 2022

1:00 PM
Rest Haven Cemetery
1200 Sagamore Parkway
Lafayette, Indiana 47906

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