Walter Bernard Brown


Mr. Walter Bernard Brown, better known as Brownie, 76, husband of Juanita Deyerle Brown and a resident of Eastville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at his residence. A native of Eastville, he was the son of the late Walter B. Brown Jr. and the late Anna Whited Brown.

A retired maintenance supervisor for the Virginia Department of Transportation, he was a member of Lower Northampton Baptist Church where he was a deacon and trustee.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Gary W. Brown, and his wife, Annette N., of Eastville; a sister, Patricia B. Diem, of Belle Haven; four grandchildren, Jenna Leigh Brown, Joseph Walter Brown, Julian Anthony Carmona, and Jordan Thomas Carmona; a niece, Stephanie D. Zodun; a nephew, James Walter Diem; and numerous cousins.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, at 2 p.m., at Lower Northampton Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Conrow officiating. Interment followed in Eastville Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to Lower Northampton Baptist Church c/o Annette M. Brown, 5425 Tyson Circle, Cape Charles, VA 23310.

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Arrangements were made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles.

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