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Howard William Brown

August 27, 2016

Kitty Hawk – Howard William Brown born in Murfreesboro, NC passed away Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 4:06pm at the age of 89. Howard was predeceased by his loving wife of 61 years, Edith D. Brown.

Early in life, Howard served in the Merchant Marines and later went on as the owner and operator of Grandy Supermarket, a family business in Grandy, NC (1971-1995). He shared his last 10 years with companion, Ruth Kiestler of St. Augustine, FL where he resided.

Howard is survived by his sons, Llewellyn H. Brown and Donald W. Brown; daughter, Jacqueline G. Brown; 6 grandchildren, Lisa A. Blankenship, Jason M. Brown, Heather B. Dunn, Justin Brown, Jeffrey Brown, Jordan Brown and 4 great-grandchildren.

Howard had a strong love for golf, family, friends, and community. He was loved and admired by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.

Howards family will hold a private memorial in the remembrance of Howard’s life.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences to the family may be expressed at