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Joseph T. Brown

Joseph T. Brown

Joseph Taylor Brown, 69 of Tall Timbers, Md., died August 30, 2013 at his home surrounded by his wife and family.

Born February 26, 1944 in Urbanna, he was the son of the late Frank Hansel Brown and Mary (Taylor) Brown.

Joe served his apprenticeship in printing at the Richmond-Times Dispatch in Richmond. He then went to work for the Washington Post newspaper in D.C. and retired in 2000. He was a proud member of the International Typographical Union.

Joe’s hobby since high school was carpentry and he was one of the finest. After retiring, he built a beautiful new home for him and his wife. It was the fourth home he had built. After the home was completed, he decided to work at his hobby, carpentry.

Joe was a talented, intelligent man, but also very humble. He never said a bad word about anybody and everyone that knew him loved him. He was generous, considerate and kind, and always willing to help someone. He loved his family, and enjoyed traveling, fishing and crabbing.

Joe left behind many friends and family who loved him and enjoyed his company. He was a special man, one of the good guys, and his absence will be felt by many.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Dolores “Dee” Brown; his children, Jody, Tracy, Mike and Michelle; nine grandchildren; a sister, Jane Birchard; a brother, Howard “Thames” Brown and his wife Mary Ellen; and brother-in-law, George Wrightson.

Joe was preceded in death by his brother, Frank “Hansel” Brown Jr.; and his sister, Mildred Wrightson.

Memorial services by Pastor Ed Inabinet and Pastor Hyung Moon will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, at Middlesex Memorial Cemetery in Urbanna. A luncheon will follow at Urbanna Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Condolences to the family may be made at

Arrangements by the Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home.

posted 09.09.2013

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