Brendan Daniel Downey, 20, of Spotsylvania County passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident.
Brendan was a 2015 graduate of Courtland High School where he had been a member of the National Spanish Honor Society. He played football and was also a member of the track and field team. Brendan was currently a student at Blue Ridge Community College. He enjoyed music and playing guitar.
Survivors include his parents Dan and Kami Downey; paternal grandmother Peggy Downey; maternal grandparents Vaughn and Marian Neshiem; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Hunter Downey.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16 at Christ Lutheran Church. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the MCV Foundation in support of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU). Checks should be made payable to MCV Foundation and mailed to MCV Foundation, P.O. Box 980234, Richmond, Virginia 23298.
Christ Lutheran Church
Saturday September 16th, 2017
1300 Augustine Ave
Fredericksburg , VA 22401
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Such a close family. My thoughts and prayers to Dan & Kami.Brendan you are a beautiful soul! You will be the brightest star. With love, Peggy Swain
Submitted by Peggy Swain on Sep 20 2017 01:47:56 PM
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I am so sorry for your loss of Brendan . I lost my baby boy Kevin, at 3 1/2 years old in 1998. My heart breaks for you. I am also The Compassionate Friends Fredericksburg Chapter Leader which is a self help support group for all bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents who have lost a child. I am here for you if you need me. Praying for you all. RIP Brendan.
Submitted by Kathie Kelly on Sep 16 2017 12:10:27 PM
Dan and Kami:
We are so sorry for your loss. May the Lord be with you. Know that Brendan is at peace and watching over you.
Submitted by Richard, Michelle and Sarah Berkowitz on Sep 16 2017 10:13:57 AM
May God soothe your soul.
Submitted by Mamie M Burke on Sep 15 2017 01:23:38 PM
Kami and Dan, I am so very sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies to you both.
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Dan and Kami, We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers for comfort and peace. Bob & Melissa Lowery
Submitted by Bobby Lowery on Sep 15 2017 08:13:16 AM
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