Deacon Joseph Richard Brown

December 30, 1946 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 73)

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Deacon Joseph Richard Brown, 73, of North Charleston, SC, beloved husband of Deaconess Brenda Brown, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

The relatives and friends of Deacon Joseph Richard Brown are invited to attend his Graveside Service 12:00 PM, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Payne Memorial Gardens, 2 Grimball Road, James Island, SC. A public viewing will be held Monday, November 23, 2020 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the mortuary.

Deacon Brown is survived by his beloved wife, Brenda Champaigne Brown; two stepsons, Alvin Champaigne, Sr., and Touvaris (Toshiba) Champaigne, Sr.; special grandchildren, Kenyetta "Peaches" Champaigne, Touvaris Champaigne, Jr., Alvin Champaigne, Jr., Ciere "Missy" Champaigne, and Tierra Bright; one adopted daughter, Charlotte DeBerry; adopted grandchildren, Micah Simmons and Torrence Perry; loving sister, Alma Brown; sisters-in-law, Brenda K. Brown, Susie C. Williams, Althea C. (James) Murray and Dorene (Winston, Sr.) Mazyck; brothers-in-law, Curtis Brown, Sr., Clifford Whaley, Sr., Thomas Champaigne, III, Bruce Champaigne, Sr., and Jonathan Champaigne; special nieces and nephews, Anita Brown, Vanessa Napper, Keith Minor, and Donald Lee (Antionette) Brown, Jr., and Donna (Leroy) Hainsworth; devoted friends, Rev. James & Myra Chamble, Rev. Clarence & Donna Cohen, Dea. Harold & Ethel Pinckney, Dea. Ronald & Linda Heyward Clement & Louise Medford, Thomas & Berthel Ward, Earl & Jessie Brown, John Glover, and Francis Edwards; special family friend, Ebony Shaw; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Due to COVID-19 protocols, everyone is required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

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Public Viewing
November 23, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Murray's Mortuary, LLC
4060 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405

Graveside Service
November 24, 2020

12:00 PM
Payne Reformed Methodist Union Episcopal Memorial Gardens
2012 Sea Water Drive
James Island, SC 29412

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