Obituary Charles C. Brown Jr. Vass Woodlake

Charles C. Brown, Jr., age 89, of Vass Woodlake, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Rev. John Kane officiating. A luncheon will follow the service for family and friends at the home, 859 Sea Gull Dr., Vass NC 28394.

Charles was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on March 7, 1931 to the late Charles C. Brown, Sr. and Martha Brown. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Timothy Joseph Brown and grandson, Benjamin Joseph Brown.

He proudly served his country in the Navy Reserve. Charles owned and operated Charles C. Brown Construction in Pinehurst and Vass, NC. He also was a Charter Member of Moore County Home Builders Association which was founded in 1976. The business was changed to Brown & Sons Construction, Inc. in 2004, which is still in operation today and run by his son Daniel and grandson Nick Brown.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Donna Brown; children, Nancy Williams (Raymond) of Lumber Bridge, NC, James Charles Brown (Cheryl) of Delaware, Michael Joseph Brown (Melissa) of Alabama, Shari O’Neal (Shawn) of Alabama and Daniel Alan Brown of Vass; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations made be made in memory of Charles Christian Brown, Jr. to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or visit or Shriners Children Hospital, 2900 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607 or visit

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The family has entrusted service to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Vass.

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