Hatcher Brown Jr.

Mt. Pero Baptist Church Cemetery

        Another soldier and pillar of faith has traveled far beyond the reach of modern man and gone on to be with the Lord. On the late afternoon of Wednesday, November 30, 2005 as he beheld the light and heard the whisper beckoning him from that yonder distant shore, brother Hatcher Brown, Jr., (Junnie Brown) answered the call and slipped away from earth to glory.

        He was born February 10, 1943, the youngest of four children and he began his personal walk with the Lord at an early age.

        He attended the public schools in Powhatan County, VA. In 1963 he relocated to New York where he was employed along with his brother at Zenith-Pralex Corporation in New Jersey. Later he moved to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands where he worked for thirty two years. He then returned to Virginia where he was employed with Barr Laboratories. He worked in Pharmaceuticals all of his adult life

        "Junnie" was gifted by God with his hands. There was nothing he couldn't do.

        He leaves to cherish fond memories his loving wife, Kimberly D. Brown; a son, John Brown; a daughter, Dawn Murphy (Douglas); his mother, Blanche Johnson; six grandchildren; a brother, James Brown; two sisters, Mary Simmons and Lucille Hoskins; a stepsister, Joyce Simmons; four aunts, Charlotte Mayo, Margaret Gainey, Lenell Owens and Jennie B. Crawley; an uncle, Carmen Julian (Babs); mother and father-in-law, Pauline and Stan Babb; five sisters-in-law, Roberta Brown, Penny Horton (Joe), Tammy Reagan, Tanya Ewton (Brian) and Shanee Owens (Steve); three brothers-in-law, Charles Simmons, Robbie Hoskins and Shawn Holden; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

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