Carl Sherman Brown

Carl passed away on February 08, 2013 after a tough battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully.

He will always be remembered as a man of integrity, pride and a love for his family that was unconditional. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a Veteran, a Teamster, an over the road truck driver and partner in the family business. Most importantly, he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a hero to his son and he will be missed more than words can explain.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Diane Blackwell; and his sister, Ruby Cruse. He is survived by his wife, Josephine “Jay” Brown; his son, Bobby Brown; grandchildren: Bobby Brown, Jr., Courtney Brown, Rachelle Ferguson, Janice Titus, and Dennis Blackwell; as well as 10 great grandchildren.

The viewing will be Thursday, February 14, 2013 between 5:00-8:00 p.m. and the funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013 all at the Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home. A dinner reception will follow at the Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 South Union Boulevard. Private inurnment will take place at the Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum’s Pope John Paul II Memorial Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Veteran’s Administration.

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