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Obituary of Charlie Brown

Deacon Charlie R. Brown better known as "Buddy" was born on March 12, 1938 to the late Redmon and Mary Cindy Brown in Aurora, North Carolina.


Deacon Brown attended S.W. Snowden High School in Aurora, NC. He moved to Riverhead, NY in 1957 and worked at Hills Warehouse. He retired as a supervisor from Riverhead Town Buildings and Grounds after 27 years of service. Deacon Brown was ordained a deacon by Rev. Raymond Lee on April 28, 1996. He later became the Chairman of the Deacon Board at Community Baptist Church. He also served as the Chairman of the Trustee Board, in the Male Choir, the Men's Ministry and the Pastor's Aid Committee.


Deacon Charlie Brown was the Past Master of the Tyre Lodge 91 in Riverhead, NY. Buddy loved his children, fishing and gardening. He also raised many animals.


Predeceased by his daughters: Darlene Allen and Kerry Harmon (Claude); a sister Shirley Brown and a brother, Preston Seth Brown; Deacon Charlie Brown leaves behind to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Cassandra Brown; Sons: McKinley Ross (Marilyn), Charles Randall (Bernadine) ; daughters: Charlene Brown-Pope (Dennis), Sheryl Tucker (Kyle), Angie Booker (Mark), Karen Ham; sisters: Emma Mae Jennings, Marie Thomas (Jimmy), Rachel Freeman (George), Minerva Mitchner; Eleven grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.