Horace F. Brown



Horace F. Brown, 97, of Spotsylvania passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at his home.

Horace was born on August 14, 1920, to Betty and Frank Brown of Partlow. He was the last of seven siblings. Horace owned Horace F. Brown Radio and TV on Caroline Street for 30 years before retiring in 1979. His passions were fishing and restoration of antique Thunderbirds.

Survivors include his sons, Kenneth E. Brown (Cheryl Howard) and Roger F. Brown (Robin); three grandchildren Kristi Emerson (Brian), Tyler Brown (Katie) and Adam Brown; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Helen Louise Shepherd Brown; and his granddaughter, Kathryn E. Brown.

The family wishes to thank Horace’s caregivers Vanessa Brown, Stephanie Rafferty, and Tracia Mosby for their constant care and love shown to their father.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 12 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 13 at the funeral home chapel. Interment will be private. A reception will follow at Hillcrest United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 2208 Lafayette Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401, or a charity of your choice