Ray Carroll Brown

May 28, 1930 ~ January 15, 2022 (age 91)


Ray Brown, 91, of Kinston passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Brown; daughter, Carol Lynnette Brown; nieces and nephew, Wade Brown, Barbara Staley, Debbie Gonzales, JoAnn Brown, Larry Harris; siblings, Claude Douglas Brown, Lewis Benjamin Brown, Ann Elizabeth Stowe, Christopher Columbus Brown, Kathleen Jones, Etta Louise Smith, Charles Robert Brown, Lum Brown, Bella Mae Cumbo, James Edward Brown, William Horace Brown, Mildred Minnick, David Earl Brown, Elwood Derry Brown, Betty Ann Brown.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Darrell Ray Brown and wife Brenda K. Brown of Pink Hill, NC, Julian Keith Brown and wife Cathy P. Brown of Southport, NC, Derek Lee Brown and wife Sheralyn D. Brown of Clayton, NC; grandchildren, Charity Tyndall and husband Scotty, Joshua Brown and wife Jamie, Jonathan Brown, Jessica Brown, Lindsey Coty and husband Andrew, and Christopher Brown; great-grandchildren, Cassidy Heath, Anah Heath, Kayden Heath, Elliott Brown, Emmett Brown, and Sophia Brown; nieces and nephews, Bonnie Caraway, Bud Brown, Jimmy Brown, Betty Jo Jones, Jesse Edward Brown, Mary Lou Heath, Paul Benjamin Brown, Eunice Jane Parry, Frankie Eliza Walton, Rachel Lucille Thurston, Nathan Lewis Smith,  Robert Smith, Bonnie Darienzo, Michael Smith, William Smith, Kathleen Torrey, David Smith, Dale Smith, Betty Ann Brooks, Gloria Lea Rhodes, Donna Sherrill, Janet Brady, Henry Olds, Douglas Sweet, Carolyn  Miller, Aldean Preston, Denise Foster, Charles Brown Jr., Danna Kingery, Lela Ann Pace,  Rebecca Slater, Meredith Gibson, Fred Cumbo, Elwood Cumbo, Sharon Roberts, Randy Brown, Richard Minnick, Brenda Parry, Alan Minnick, Danny Minnick, Melody Mae Brown, Kim Harris, Cheryl Ann Harris, David Harris, Alden Harris Jr., Frances Walker.

Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Rivermont Baptist Church with Rev. Glassie Locklear officiating. Funeral service will be held following the Visitation. Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Rivermont Baptist Church Parking Lot Fund, 2472 US-258, Kinston, NC 28501.


January 26, 2022

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Rivermont Baptist Church (Pinelawn Memorial Park)

Funeral Service
January 26, 2022

12:00 PM
Rivermont Baptist Church (Pinelawn Memorial Park)

Graveside Service
January 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Pinelawn Memorial Park
4488 US-70
Kinston, NC 28504

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