Benny Frank Brown

Published 10:06 am Friday, April 7, 2023

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Mr. Benny Frank Brown, 83, of Powell Road, Mocksville, passed away Monday, April 3, 2023, at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born on Feb. 29, 1940 in Davie County to the late Benjamin Franklin and Ruby Cleary Brown.

Mr. Brown served in the U.S. Army for six years and enjoyed woodworking, piddling in his shop, racing, and classic car shows. He was a hard worker, was always easy-going and mild-tempered, and would do anything for anyone. Benny will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, uncle, and friend to many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Joe Brown.

Survivors include: his wife of 33 years, Daphne Brown of the home; a daughter, Tracey Brown; 2 step-daughters, Ginger Weeks and Gina Honeycutt; a sister, Betty Gail Rogers; a grandson, Quinten James “J.D.” Darga; and 3 great-grandchildren, Scarlett, Alice, and Isabel.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 6 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Roger Feimster officiating. Interment followed in Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery in Harmony. The family received friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, consider memorials for: Davie County DAV, 1958 US 601 S. , Mocksville, NC 27028.

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