John Donald Brown, Jr., 86, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at his home.
Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of the late John Donald Brown, Sr. and Frances Harper Brown. He attended Boys High School of Anderson and graduated from The Citadel. Mr. Brown worked with his father to run the family business, Dexter Grocery Company, eventually becoming owner and operator. He continued his work with H. T. Hackney Company until his retirement. Diligent in all his pursuits, he was steadfast in his support and love for colleagues, church, and family. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Martha Sue Anderson Brown; son, Jimmy Brown (Denise); daughter, Catherine McCrosky (John); grandchildren, Danielle Brown Long (Brady), Magen A. Brown, and Sam A. McCrosky; great-grandchildren, Josie and Millie Long; and his sister, Nan Foster Duke (Robert W.).
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 25, at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Dr. Josh Hunt. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. A family committal will be held at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 307 South Manning Street, Anderson, SC 29624.
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