Walter Carlton 'Pete' Brown
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SALISBURY - Walter Carlton "Pete" Brown left this world and went to heaven on Friday, April 18, 2014. He was a very special and kind person and a friend to all who were fortunate enough to know him.
Pete was born in Salisbury on Oct. 28, 1933 to Walter C. Brown and Beulah Idell Wagner Brown.
Pete was employed by Southern Railway for over 30 years. He was a Safety Supervisor at the Atlanta Shops until his retirement. After retirement, Pete moved back to Salisbury and co-owned Brown's Auto Sales and Brown's Baskets, Flags and Gifts, with his son Duke, where he made lots of friends.
Pete was a great Dad, G-Dad, brother, uncle and friend to all and a devout animal lover. He will be missed each and every day. Pete wished to be cremated and to have a small service and his wishes will be honored.
Pete was proceeded in death by his mother, father, and sisters Lillian Casper, and Ruby Digh, and brother Carl "Toot" Brown.
He is survived by his best friend and son Duke C. Brown, Sr. and wife Gerry Kimmer Brown; grandsons, who he adored, Coty Carlton Brown and Krista Moore and Duke C. Brown II and wife Amanda; and brother, Jimmy Brown of Bermuda Run. He is also survived by special friend Nancy Correll, and his beloved dog Lilly, and nieces and nephews. Also, his grand-dogs, Lacie, Rocky, Oggie, Opal, Pickles and Sadie who he loved and they love him in return.
Service and Visitation:You can join his family and friends at Summerset Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 22 for visitation from 3-4:30 p.m. Memorial service will immediately follow at Summersett Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Lance, officiating.
Memorials:Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Humane Society of Rowan County, PO Box 295, Salisbury, NC 28145 or Faithful Friends, PO Box 3097, Salisbury, NC 28145 in his name.
Summersett Funeral Home is assisting the Brown family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Summersett Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Center - Salisbury
1315 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in Salisbury Post on Apr. 21, 2014