Randall Eston Brown, 69, of Salisbury passed away April 3, 2019, after a fifteen year battle with Parkinson's Disease and a year battling cancer.
He was born May 15, 1949, in Salisbury to the late Ralph and Iva Sills Brown. Mr. Brown was a 1967 graduate of East Rowan High School and later graduated from Pfeiffer University. Mr. Brown was a member of St. Luke's Reformed Church where he was a devoted member of the Disciples of Christ Sunday School Class, church council and choir, which he especially enjoyed. He was also a member of the Mensa Society and served in the Air National Guard. He more recently enjoyed working with the local Parkinson's Support Group.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Brown Robinson. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda Huffman Brown, whom he married April 1, 1972. He is also survived by children, Kristi Samples and husband Chris, Courtney Cooper and husband David, four grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Connor Samples, and Maci and Maggie Cooper.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at St. Luke's Fellowship Hall from 1:15-2:15 PM with the funeral at 2:30 PM with Pastor Jon Schell and Dr. Johnny Boggs officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131, St. Luke's Reformed Church, 1775 St. Luke's Church Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146 or Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Special thanks to the staff of Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House for their special care.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Brown family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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