Gene Eldon Brown age 73 of Salem passed away at his home on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 surrounded by his family.
He was born on March 18, 1949 a son of the late William D. and Wilma Banks Brown. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Brenda C. Brown; and a brother, Jerry Brown.
He is survived by his daughters, Genea Brown Parrish (Rusty), and Melinda Phanelson (Emily Minton); grandchildren, Samantha Holman, John Watts V, and Skylin Phanelson; great-grandchildren, Aria and Alaya Lynch; sister, Brenda B. Simpson (Roger); brothers and sisters-in-law, Delane Brown (Shelby), Danny Ray Brown (Sue), and Catherine Brown. He is also survived by a special friend, Johnny Watts; other family members and a host of friends.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home and Crematory, 62 VA Market Pace Drive, Rocky Mount.