George R. Brown, 85, of Collinsville, Va. passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, June 10, 2022. He was born February 26, 1937, in Midland, Texas to Grady E. Brown and Zenoba Tekell Powers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father Kenneth D. Powers; brothers, Ronald E. Brown and Doyle R. Brown; granddaughter, Emma Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Meredith Brown; sons, D. Keith Meredith (Sparkle) and David W. Brown (Michelle); grandchildren, Zachery Brown (fiancé Emma), Holly Brown (fiancé Hannah), and Maia Brown; daughter, Lori M. Harris (Wayne); grandchildren Aaron Harris (Adrienne), Chelsea Rakes (Micah); daughter Angela B. Whalen (Eric); grandchildren, Alex Whalen, Quinten Whalen (Kaitlynn) and Stephanie Whalen; great grandchildren, Ryan Taylor and Oliver Harris; brother, C. Mack Brown.
George served active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959 and in the U.S. Navy Reserves from 1960 to 1965. He retired after 34 years of working as a self-employed CPA. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Collinsville, Gideon’s International, Snow Creek Masonic Lodge #90 A.F. & A.M.
George loved his family. He also loved music, reading, dancing and traveling.
A visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Collinsville. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. and will be officiated by Pastor Larry Cheek.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Collinsville, P.O. Box 36, Collinsville, VA. 24078 or The Gideons International, Henry Co. East Camp, P.O. Box 1243, Martinsville, VA 24114.
Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA
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