May 30, 1925 - July 16, 2006
(To view Video Tribute you need a Broadband - DSL or Cable - connection) Walter Q. Brown, age 81, of Damascus, Virginia, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2006 at his residence. He was a life long resident of Damascus, Virginia and was a son of the late Charles Q. Brown and Maggie Rhea Brown. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife of forty-nine years, Elsie "Butch" French Brown, one sister, Lilian Brown, and one brother, Charles W. Brown. His family was owners of Brown Brothers Drug Store in Damascus, Virginia, where Walter loved working in his early years. He owned and operated Damascus Motor Sales for thirty-six years and was an avid outdoorsman. He was a member of the Damascus United Methodist Church, Mt. Rogers Planning Commission, Damascus Volunteer Fire Department, he also served on the board of directors at Bank of Damascus and First Virginia Bank and was a member of the Damascus Town Council. He is survived by his wife, Vivian, of the home; one son, Tim Brown and his wife, Lesa, of Mountain City, Tennessee; one daughter, Betty Brown, of Mountain City, Tennessee; one grandson, Matthew Walter Bray; one granddaughter, Jenna Brown Rouse and her husband, Dale; one niece, Cindy Blevins; one nephew, Mark Brown; two step-daughters, Connie Roberts and her husband, Ray; and Jeannie Gwinn and her husband, Jim; two step-sons, Jimmy Atwood and his wife, Lisa and Randy Atwood; four step-grandchildren, Moriah and Faith Gwinn, and Adriene and Ryland Atwood. The funeral service will be conducted 8:00 P. M. Tuesday, July 18, 2006 at Damascus United Methodist Church with Rev. Jane Ayers officiating. The committal service and interment will be 10:00 A. M. Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at Sunset Memorial Park. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by Highlands Fellowship Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Reed, Steve Frost, Hughes Rouse, Jack Henderson, Jimmy Atwood, Randy Atwood, Dr. James Blevins, and Mike Wills. Honorary pallbearers will be Clyde Combs, Paschal Grindstaff, Hunter Galloway, Allen Martin, Jim Gwinn, Joe Johnson, Vernon Waters, John Henderson, Charlie Henderson, Jack Neely, and Bill Brookshire. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P. M. prior to the funeral service. Condolences may be sent to the family or a memorial video tribute may be viewed at www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Mr. Brown and his family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA 24236, 276-475-3631.
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