SOUTHPORT — Davis Edward Brown, 66, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Boiling Springs Lakes.
Davis was born Oct. 3, 1954, in Southport to Davis A. Brown and Patricia E. Marlow. He went to school at Southport High School. He married Micheala Veach April 2, 1991, in Columbus, Mississippi. He worked as a tactical aircraft chief for U.S. Air Force for 25 years. He was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Overseas Short Term Ribbon, Air Force Overseas Long Term Ribbon, Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon, NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, along with the Air Force Training Ribbon. He received both NCO of the Year and Senior NCO of the Year Award numerous times.
Davis was preceded in death by his parents, Davis and Patricia; and grandparents, Edward and Marion Marlow.
Davis is survived by his wife, Micheala; children, Angela Brown (Jimmy), Kristine Burbage (Neal), Alicia Brown (Jonathan), Christopher Vary (Kylie) and Stephanie Vary-Dearing (Chelsea); brothers, Larry Brown (Beverly) and James Atkinson (Jada); and sisters, Jenny Bethune (Mike), Leslie Brown (Mike) and Lorie Hooks (Jerry). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Austin (Kiersten), Jayce, Tamarra, Blake, Marissa, Bryanna, Jesus, Bernard, Henry and Jude; along with great-grandchild, Rosie.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Northwood Cemetery with the Rev. Charles A. Drew officiating.
The family of Davis Brown wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Hiltz and Dr. Belle. They would like to extend a very special thanks to Tisha Helms and Desiree Jenkins of Liberty Hospice for all of their care and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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