Donald L. "Kona" Brown III

Donald L. Brown III "Kona"

Donald "Kona" L. Brown III, age 27, of Wilmington, DE, originally from Hawaii, crossed over on Friday, November 23, 2012. Kona could light up a room and always made people laugh. Kona was a DJ at many clubs in Delaware. He graduated from Christiana High School, Class of 2003, and lettered in football. He also studied at DelTech Community College. Kona enjoyed playing fantasy football, and was an avid fan of the Oakland Raiders. He collected sneakers and loved his English Bulldog, Chunk. Kona will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Kona is survived by his mother, Kimberly Sammons; father, Donald L. Brown Jr. and wife Lori; James Sammons; brothers: Bobby Smith, Tony, Brian and Aaron Sammons; sisters: Nichole Brown, Monya and Evie Roberson; and Aunt Angela Petroccia from Hawaii. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Theodore and Katy Petroccia, George and Judith Donovan, and Donald L. Brown, Sr.; and Aunt: Annmarie Petroccia.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012 in Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702 from 1pm-3pm followed by a service in celebration of Kona's life at 3pm. For directions and to express an online condolence, visit

Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home


Published in The News Journal on Nov. 29, 2012