Updated: Jun 3, 2021
Albert Preston Brown, 77, went to be with the Lord on May 31, 2021 at his residence.
Mr. Brown was born July 25, 1943 to the late Clarence Preston and Verna Mae Osborne Brown in Abingdon, VA.
He owned and managed Browns Welding and Trailer Repair for over 35 years. He loved to work whether it be at his job, on his properties or especially playing in the dirt on his backhoe. He was a devoted, wonderful husband and an exceptional grandfather to his grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He was of the Baptist faith.
Including his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters; Stella Uselton and Georgia Lewis; three brothers, Clifton “Rabbit” Brown, Johnny Brown, and Steve Brown.
Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Betty Brown; two daughters, Lisa Clark and Lorie South and husband Dwayne; one brother, Don Brown; three grandchildren, John Saltz, Colton South, and Erin South; special sister-in-law, Jena Davenport; several brothers and sisters-in-law and also several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Frost Funeral Home. A service will be held at 2 P.M. Friday, June 4, 2021 in the Frost Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dave Gibson and Pastor Les Ketron officiating. A committal service will follow in the Mtn. View United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Allen Brown, Jason Roark, Brandon Singleton, Toby Phelps, Jeremy Phillippi, and Craig South.
The family will be accepting flowers as well as donations to the Shriners, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mr. Brown.