Eric Brown Jr.

PEORIA - Mr. Eric Deon Brown Jr., 21, of Peoria, Ill., passed away at 5:53 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill.

Eric was born in Peoria on March 9, 1992, to Eric Brown Sr. and Lesley Coleman.

Eric is survived by his parents, Eric (La Shay) Brown Sr. and Lesley Coleman; one son, E'Marion Williams; three brothers, Stephen Bailey, Monterrius (Krista) Foster and Darryl Calhoun; five sisters, Leshanda Coleman, Amber, Eriona, Kiyana and Malaya Brown; paternal grandfather, Gene Brown Sr.; maternal grandmother, Rosemary Moore; fiancee, LaParis Williams; and the Shelton family, all of Peoria; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Floyd Parker and Emma Jean Brown.

Eric was a Heat fan.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Church of the Living God C.O.G.I.C, Temple 130, with a visitation one hour prior beginning at 9 a.m. Bishop Leroy Smith Jr. and Pastor Greg Washington will officiate. Eric will be laid to rest at Springdale Cemetery.

Contributions for the funeral services can be made to Eric Brown Jr. funeral fund at CEFCU.

Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences maybe made at

Funeral Home

Simons Mortuary
912 W. John H. Gwynn, Jr. Ave. Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 674-2638

Published in Peoria Journal Star on July 4, 2013