Daniel Brown, 77, of Morganton, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care. Born on April 30, 1936 in Burke County, NC, he was the son of the late Solen and Mary Looney Brown.
Mr. Brown was the Gate Keeper for Steele Creek Park for 30 years. He had a love and passion for fishing and hunting.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Farrington. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Sarah Hunt Brown; children, Susan Duncan and her husband, Greg of Collettsville, NC, Christopher Allen Hamby and his wife, Carol of Hudson and Matthew Adams and his wife, Amy of Lenoir; grandchildren, Brandon Matthew Farrington, Cody Myers, Jordan Hamby, Timmy Hamby, Taylor Adams, Grace Smith and Mackenzie Adams; brothers and sisters, Solen Mack Brown of Amelia, VA, Claudette Hood of Statesville, John Brown of Butler, TN, Myrtle Parker of Morganton and Hazel Loven of Morganton; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special "little friend", Hopie.
A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Zion Baptist Church, 3396 Pea Ridge Rd., Morganton with the Reverend Dr. Ralph May, Reverend Dr. Steve Parker, Reverend Keith Rose and the Reverend Brian Smith officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care,
1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690.
Online condolences may be sent to the family of Mr. Daniel Brown at www.kirkseymorganton.com.