David Walter Brown
SALISBURY-David Walter Brown, 64, born Dec. 9, 1948, of Salisbury, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at home. He was the son of the late Lemuel Edward and Gladys Girling Brown. He proudly served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam, where he received six awards including the Cross of Gallantry with a Bronze Star. Upon leaving military service he pursued a career with Bethlehem Steel Corp. at the Sparrows Point Shipyard. There he achieved the status of master welder. His spare time was spent fishing, which was his favorite hobby, or watching golf on TV.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Carol; sisters, Melody Ann, of Salisbury and Mary Jane of Mesquite, Texas; daughter, Angel Melissa of Wisconsin; stepson, Melvin Michael Monroe of Baltimore; grandson, Uriaha Aberum of Wisconsin; twin stepgranddaughters, Bella and Gabby; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and his very special mother-in-law, Ada, affectionately known to him as "Granny."
Services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. at Nock-Harris Funeral Home in Laurel. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or
Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 29, 2013