David M. Brown, 77, of Abbeville, SC, husband of Katherine Taylor Brown, died Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Magnolia Manor in Greenwood. He was born in Charleston, SC to the late James M. and Emma Elizabeth Sharp Brown.
Mr. Brown honorably served his country in the United States Navy and was a former member of the Greenwood Fire Department. A dedicated craftsman, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Brown was a member of Westside Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy and Russell Brown.
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Katherine, of 20 years of the home; children, Wayne Brown (Renita), Melissa Goldman, Linda Jo Gainey (Jimmy), Windy Kay Brown, David Earl Pearson, Steven Pearson (Crystal), Mary Hill (Ricky), and Ruth Ventrello (Rev. Michael Ventrello); brother, Jimmy Brown (Betty); two sisters, Caroline Mobley and Edna Mae Martin; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family expresses their deep appreciation to all who assisted with Mr. Brown’s care during his illness.
The family will receive friends from 2:00PM-3:00PM on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 3:00PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Michael Ventrello and Rev. James Long officiating. Private burial will follow in the Parksville Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family is receiving friends and family at the home, 130 Moore Street, Abbeville, SC.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Mr. Brown, may be sent to Westside Baptist Church, 308 Haigler Street, Abbeville, SC 29620 or Callie Self Memorial Baptist Church, 509 W. Kirksey Dr. Greenwood, SC 29646.
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com.
Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Brown family.