Mr. Idell C Brown Jr., 65, retired Air Force Veteran, was called home to rest on March 13, 2019.
He was born June 14, 1953 to the late Idell C. Brown Sr and Ernestine Brown.
He proudly served in the Air Force for a number of years before retiring.
He had a passion for music and enjoyed playing the bass guitar. His band would often perform throughout Hampton Roads.
He is survived by brothers Leroy and Sidney Lassiter, daughters Ernestine and Tamika Brown, grandchildren Tehya and Evelyn Brown, and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Idell not only fought for our country, but fought a brave battle against heart disease and cancer. He will be remembered as a man of integrity, strength and faith.
Services for Mr. Idell C. Brown will be held noon Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Charity Independent Baptist Church, 39 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601 by Pastor Bruce J. Hoose.
Interment with military honors will follow at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434.
A viewing for Mr. Idell C. Brown will be held from noon to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc. 3314 Roanoke Ave, Newport News, VA 23607.
It is the desire of the Brown family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
The family of the late Mr. Idell Brown has entrusted his final care to the staff at C.C. Carter Funeral, Inc.