Dr. Jeffery “Jeff” Peirce Brown, 61 of Pinehurst, passed away on February 1, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Jeff was born July 5, 1957 in Manhattan, New York, the son of Ellen Gifford Brown and the late James Peirce Brown.  Jeff attended the Village Chapel where he served as acolyte and crucifer.  He attended The Governors School before graduating from Pinecrest High School in 1975 where he lettered in tennis and wrestling.  Jeff earned a BS in physics from UNC Chapel Hill, holds masters degrees in astrophysics and atmospheric science, and earned his doctorate in applied physics from the University of Alabama at Huntsville. After college he worked with NASA and Lockheed Martin. 

Jeff is survived by his sons, Kevin Sager Brown and Alexander Jeffery Brown of Huntsville, Alabama; his mother, Ellen G. Brown of Pinehurst; his sister, Lisa Brown Monroe and husband David of Wilmington, NC; and his brother, Timothy Gifford Brown and wife Sarah of Charlotte, NC.

No services are planned at this time.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of choice in Jeff’s name.  Online condolences can be made to www.bolesfuneralhome.com

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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