Donald “Doc” Brown, 73, passed away on March 9, 2011 in Norfolk. Born February 26, 1938 in Clinch County, GA, graduated from Culver Military Academy and went on to serve as a U.S. Marine for 16 years. He retired in 1994 from the Norfolk Police Department after 26 years of service. He was awarded Norfolk Policeman of the Year in 1973. Doc was a great dad, granddad, and a good friend to all that knew him.
He is survived by sons Roy, Thomas, and Travis Brown; daughter Darby Brown-Phillips; grandsons Thomas Dennis, Tyler Phillips, and Travis Brown Jr.; and granddaughters Karson Hill and Angel Brown.
A funeral service with military honors will be held on Saturday, March 12th at 1 p.m. at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations, 5401 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach with Rev. Chris Amos officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) by using the link on this web page.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Virginia and Steve Peoples for the love, support, and care that you gave to our dad.
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