Rufus Alton Brown

August 8, 1944 ~ July 21, 2018 (age 73)



Rufus Brown, 73, of 2534 Bass Lake Road, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at his home.


Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M., Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jesse Matthews and Eddie Miller officiating.  Interment will follow in the Heaven’s Gates Cemetery in Roseboro.


Rufus, born in 1944, was the son of the late Wilbert Ovalee Brown and Nancy Jane Burgette Brown.  He was a carpenter and a member of the Bonnettsville

Church of God of Prophecy.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Doris Evelyn Brown.


Survivors include; his wife, Brenda of the home; brother, Eugene Brown; son, Scott Brown and wife Michelle; daughter, Tonya Tyndall and husband Allen; step-daughters, Renee Boyette and husband Charles, Michelle Boyette and Jessica Boyette; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.


The family will receive friends from 6 P.M. – 8 P.M., Monday, at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC  28328.


Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2202 Wrightsville Ave., Suite 111, Wilmington, NC  28403.

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