Charles David Brown

Charles David Brown

KANNAPOLIS - Charles David Brown, 71, passed from death into eternal life Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.

Charles was born April 22, 1941 in Cabarrus County to the late Charlie Steven Brown and Kathleen Brown Castor.

He worked for Fieldcrest Cannon Mills for many years and did land surveying. He was also a member of Kannapolis Church of God.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Barbara H. Brown; children, Charlea B. Safrit (Greg), Davia B. Digiuseppe (Mike), and David A. Brown (Cynthia); and four grandchildren, Hannah Safrit, Samuel Safrit, Andrew Safrit, and Tristan Wright.

Visitation and Services: A Celebration of Life service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Kannapolis Church of God with the Rev. Sam Crisp officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be private.

Memorials: Please honor Charles by sending memorials to the Big Elm Ministries, 905 McKnight St., Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Whitley's Funeral Home is serving the Brown family.

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Published in Salisbury Post on Feb. 25, 2013