Harry Timmons Brown

Published 6:17 pm Monday, March 4, 2019

Harry Timmons Brown, 89, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019, He was a native of Mathews, and resided in Smithfield, being a Peninsula resident his whole life. He was a master shipbuilder for Newport News Shipyard for 40 years and also served in the Army, being a Korean War Veteran. Harry was a member of the Masonic Lodge #205 in Yorktown and was a master Mason for fifty years.

Harry was preceded in death by his first wife, Marion Brown; second wife, Diane Brown; three brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his children, Pennie Brown (Paula), Paula B. Higgs, Phillip H. Brown (Kelly), Charles Rodgers (Clara) and Cheryl Egler (Kevin); grandchildren, Jennifer, Amy, Suzanne, Christopher, Eric, Sean, Brittney, Mahala and Sarah; and three great-grandchildren, Ryan Drew and Owen.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 6, 6-7:30 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riverside Hospice. Arrangements are in the care of Peninsula Funeral Home.

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