OBITUARY

Rev. Charles Robert Brown

May 20, 1929August 13, 2012

Reverend Charles Robert Brown, age 83 of Ravenna, passed away Monday, August 13, 2012, at his home.

He was born May 20, 1929, in Copley, Ohio, a son of the late Joseph William and Minnie Mabel (Moss) Brown. Charles graduated from Rootstown High School and then joined the US Air Force, serving in the Korean War. He was a foundry worker for many years at A.C. Williams, and later worked in the maintenance department at J.C. Penny’s. Charles is now reunited with his beloved wife, Reverend Sylvia Brown. The Brown’s were the founders and charter members of the Full Gospel Mission Church of Ravenna. Charles was dedicated to his family and to all of the members of his church. He also enjoyed fishing and was a natural born salesman.

Charles is survived by his children: Rev. William H. (Susan) Davis of Ravenna, Rev. Barbara A. Davis of Ravenna, Rev. R.C. (Esther) Brown of Statesville, NC, April M. Brown-Bryant of Roxboro, NC, Melody Wooten of Laurens, SC, Grace (Willard) Dickerhoof of Ravenna; as well as his 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and entire church family.

He was preceded in death by his wife Sylvia L. Brown, daughter Patricia Ann Hilliard, sons Joseph F. Brown and Baby James Brown, grandson Robert Timothy Brown, granddaughter Sylvia F. Davis Hall, great-granddaughter Chloe Thompson, sisters Glady Grund and Eleanor Snapp, and brother Glenn Brown.

Friends will be received Friday, August 17, 2012, from 11:00 AM until the 1:00 PM funeral service officiated by Reverend R.C. Brown and Reverend Barbara A. Davis at the Full Gospel Mission, 887 West Spruce Ave., Ravenna. Inurnment will take place on a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery with military honors.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.

Services

  • Graveside Service Friday, August 31, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 17, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, August 17, 2012
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Rev. Charles Robert Brown

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DIANE REED

August 17, 2012

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August 14, 2012

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