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  • Harvey Brown

Harvey G. Brown Sr. Harvey G. Brown Sr. departed this life on Monday, October 28, 2013, at University Virginia Medical Center surrounded by friends and family. He was born on January 11, 1931, to the late Chauncey Edward Brown and Lucille Washington Brown in Advance Mills, Virginia. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Roberta Swift Brown of 41 years; two sisters, Marie and Ruby; four brothers ,William, Edward, Raymond, and Charles. Harvey graduated from Albemarle Training School. He also attended Virginia Sheriff Institute. He served in the Korean War, and was honorably discharged from the United States Army in October 1953. After his military service he was a culinary educator at the University of Virginia for many years, and later retired after 30 years as a security guard. Over the years, he received awards, certificates and recognitions. He was a graduate of the International Detective Training School. A member of International Association of Investigators and Special Police. A member of the American Legion. He was the site Captain for Voters Registration 2012. Through out his life he volunteered at many establishments. Some of his favorite pastimes were riding his moped, trading watches, writing poetry, estate sales, and attending After Five. He is survived by four sons, Byron Swift and Angela of Bowie, Maryland, Harvey Brown Jr. and Mary of San Antonio, Texas, Chester Brown and Esther of Dallas, Texas, and Robert "Bobby" Brown of Charlottesville, Virginia; and five daughters, Cecelia "CeeCee" Brown and John of Charlottesville, Virginia, Terry James of Richmond, Virginia, Ruby Davis and Earl of Corpus Christi, Texas, Valerie Barfield and Eric of Richmond, Virginia, and Vivian Brown of Richmond, Virginia; a host of grandchildren; and great- grandchildren; two brothers, Hubert Brown, and Howard Brown; and sister, Pearl Evans-Blakey; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Reverend Chauncey Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. He will lie in repose at the church one hour to the services. J. F. Bell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.jfbellfuneralhome.com.

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  • loxgirl posted at 9:41 pm on Fri, Nov 1, 2013.

    loxgirl Posts: 2

    To the Family,

    Please know that each and every one of you I hold in my heart and in my prayers. In times like these keep your faith and cherish the memories the you have of Uncle Harvey close to your hearts.

    Peace Be Still~

    Nesie

     
  • Angie Taliaferro posted at 7:19 am on Fri, Nov 1, 2013.

    Angie Taliaferro Posts: 4

    Vivian & Valarie,
    It's been years since I saw you all last (probably at Buford or CHS),so you may not remember me. I was sorry to here of the passing of you're father. May God bless you and your family, and I will keep you all in my prayers.

     

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