Wilbert Eugene Brown, 79, of 1111 Porter Road, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at his home.
Funeral will be held at 4 PM, Saturday, October 2nd at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. John Hobbs officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends immediately after the committal and at other times at his home.
Eugene, born August 23, 1942 in Sampson County, was the son of the late Wilbert Ovalee Brown and Nancy Jane Burgette Brown. He was a grain buyer and a member of Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church. He was a southern gentleman, loving husband, father and grandfather. He had a wonderful personality and was a people person. If he could help you, he would. He had a heart of gold. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife Hildred Cannady Brown and his brother Rufus Brown.
Survivors include; sons, Frankie Brown and wife Cathy of Roseboro and Chris Brown of Raleigh; grandchildren, Ashley Brown Honeycutt and husband Grant, Kate Brown Bullard and husband Jeremy, and Kyle Brown and wife Ashton; great-grandchildren, Zoe Naylor, John Bullard and Jax, Maggie and Gracie Honeycutt.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com.
Memorials may be made to Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church. 1481 Fleet Cooper Road, Roseboro, NC 28382.
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