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Kenneth Paul Brown

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Kenneth Paul Brown Obituary
Kenneth Paul Brown, 62, of Dover, died early Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus, Dover.

Born Oct. 10, 1955, at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, he was the son of Carolyn Blanche Hollenbeck Brown of Dover and the late U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Walter Edgar Brown Jr.

Mr. Brown worked as a custodian at the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill until disability forced his retirement.

Possessed of a friendly and outgoing personality, he enjoyed stopping to chat with friends at Luther Towers, where he lived, as well as with total strangers. Although beset by handicaps, he did not allow them to interfere with his enjoyment of life.

Mr. Brown enjoyed watching television and movies and playing on his iPad. He was quite skilled at chess and various card games, and liked to entertain people with his card tricks. His was an all-around gentle soul.

Mr. Brown was preceded in death by a brother, U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Steven W. Brown, in August 1977; and his father in November 1993.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother and sister-in- law, Jeffrey A. and Renate Brown of Pearsons Corner; two sisters and their husbands, Lauren A. and Glen Swanger of Ellicott City, Md., and Lisa G. and Reid Bailey of Alexandria, Va.; a nephew, Michael S. Brown of Hartly; two nieces and their husbands, Sharla and Derek Dashnaw of Summerville, S.C., and Jessica and Joshua Wright of Knoxville, Tenn.; four grandnephews, Jonathan T. Dashnaw and Brandon A. Dashnaw, both of Summerville and William Wright and Jude Wright of Knoxville; a grand-niece, Cheyanne R. Brown of Hartly; and numerous cousins in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 18 at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery, Frederica. A celebration of life service will follow at 4 p.m. at Luther Towers Building 1.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the physicians and dedicated staff at the Neuro ICU and Surgical ICU at Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus for their care of Mr. Brown in his final days.
Published in Dover Post from May 15 to May 24, 2018
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