Fred Lee Brown
January 28, 1947 – January 7, 2020
Fred Lee Brown, 72, of Grottoes, passed away on January 7, 2020.
He was the son of the late Charles Henry Brown and Lorraine Yancey Brown; he was born on January 28, 1947 in Rockingham County.
Fred was a resident of Grottoes for 71 years. He was drafted in the US Army on July 5, 1967. He served in Vietnam and received the National Defense Service Medal, The Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Army Commendation. He reached the rank of Specialist upon his discharge from the service.
He attended Montevideo High School and after his military service he worked for the City of Harrisonburg in the Sanitation Department. He also worked part time for JMU.
He is survived by three children, Litisha D. (Brown) Cokley of Waynesboro, Robin S. Brown of Grottoes and Fred L. Brown, Jr. of Waynesboro; one brother, William H. Brown of Grottoes; one sister, Leslie L. (Brown) Wise of Columbia, SC; five grandchildren, Tre’Yonna Champel Cokley, Ricardo Mikqwon-Anthony Brown, Khadija Theresa-Ann Brown, Leyla Earsline Brown and King Fred Lee Brown; one niece; four nephews; and numerous cousins.
The family will receive friends 6-8 pm, Friday, January 10, 2020 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave.
A graveside service will be held 2 pm, Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Mount Moriah UMC Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyweyerscave.com.
- Darryl Darcus, Active Pallbearer
- Keith Darcus, Active Pallbearer
- Rick Burgess, Active Pallbearer
- Charles Veney, Active Pallbearer
- Jerry Poindexter, Active Pallbearer
- Corbin Redd, Active Pallbearer
- Shane Shifflett, Active Pallbearer
- Visitation Friday, January 10, 2020
- Graveside Service Saturday, January 11, 2020
Fred Lee Brown
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