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Robert D. Brown

Robert Daniel Brown of Old Town, Alexandria Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 23, 2018.

Robert was born June 12, 1952 to the union of James and Thelma Brown of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Robert moved to Washington, DC in 1974. He auditioned and was accepted to “The Don Downing Show Band featuring Rich and Famous” as the drummer in 1974. He continued to perform with the band until the 1980s. He later decided to take a job with a Real Estate Development firm called Quadrangle Development he was a Systems Administrator where he continued to be employed.

Robert accepted Christ in 1981 and was baptized at Free Gospel Church in Capital Heights, Maryland and later became a member of Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia.

Robert met the love of his life and long time companion Sonja McCormick in 1975. To this union was born Robert Marcel Brown. He also has a daughter from a previous relationship named Lorinda Hughes.

Robert enjoyed Photography, Origami and writing poetry, an avid reader.
He was preceded by his father, James O. Brown and mother Thelma M. Brown and sister Marcelene (Jackson) Brown.

Robert leaves to cherish his memory: his wife Sonja Brown; son Robert Marcel Brown; daughter Lorinda Hughes; two brothers James Brown and John Brown; one sister Leslie Brown; two grandchildren Rayshaun and Celina Hughes; two great grandchildren Rayshaun Jr. and Roman Hughes; three nieces Malinda, Jimmae, Marcelene; two grand nieces Bailey and Alexis; three grand nephews Caleb, Maleak, Izaiah; and a host of other relatives and friends.

We look forward to our reunion in Heaven…

John 3:16 (KJV)
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 6, 2018

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cunningham Turch Funeral Home

Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

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Service

Thursday, December 6, 2018

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cunningham Turch Funeral Home

Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

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Interment

Friday, December 7, 2018

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

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