Carl Brown

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LAURINBURG — Carl Reece Brown, 82, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at Morrison Manor.

Born Dec. 13, 1935 in Harnett County, he was a son of the late Annie Lee Brock. He retired from the U.S. Navy after serving 24 years, sold real estate and became owner/operator of Carl's Home Improvement. While living in California he supported his football team of San Francisco's 49ers, and upon relocating to North Carolina he moved his support to the Panther's, but still remaining a 49ers fan as well. He enjoyed watching Fox News, eating apple fritters or anything sweet, and having a Pepsi fountain drink as often as he could.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Blanchie "Carol" Milligan Brown of the home; daughter, Kim Giotta of Laurinburg; sisters, Willie Mae Brown Walsky of Minnesota and Ann Bursma of Florida; numerous nieces and nephews; and grandchildren, Franklin Reece Brown and Tabitha Vianca Giotta.

He is preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

In the absence of a formal visitation, friends may come McDougald Funeral Home after 12 p.m. on Friday. Feb. 16 to express their condolences for the Brown family.

A graveside service with full military honors will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Salisbury National Cemetery in Salisbury, officiated by Lay Reader Harold Milligan.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.

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McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium
305 East Church Street
Laurinburg, NC 28353
(910) 276-2200
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2018
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