William Earl Brown

May 16, 1928 - May 14, 2008

05/16/1928 - 05/14/2008

Past Services

Saturday May 17, 2008
11:00 am
Sunnyside Cemetery
4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874
Additional Information:

A visitation will follow the graveside service at the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

William (“Dick”) Earl Brown, born on May 16, 1928 in Rich Square, NC passed away quietly in his sleep on May 14, 2008 at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC. Dick Brown, a native of Northampton County, spent most of his life, upon graduation from NC State, in Central and South America as an agronomist. His passion and lifelong work was teaching local farmers to grow tobacco as an export crop.

Survivors include his wife Johanna Staton Brown of the home, two daughters; Amy Botti of Sellersville, PA, Connie Brown of Pooler, GA, two sons; Andy Brown of Orange City, FL and Michael Brown of Mexico. He was grandfather to Ryan Wakefield, Shelly Brown, Alison Wakefield Clemency, and Kenny Brown. He was great grandfather to Hayden and Savannah Clemency.

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3 years ago

Sending you love Pop this holiday season! Miss sharing pickled herring with you, but Hayden enjoys it and we enjoy it in your name.

10 years ago

I certainly miss Pop and think of him often.

correction: My official name is Alison Noelle Clemency. I dropped the Wakefield.

Alison Clemency
11 years ago

I love you Pop, RIP.