Raymond Lee Brown, formerly of Warrenton, VA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 5, 2020, in Washington, DC.
He was born on April 11, 1949, and was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo & Earlene Brown; brother, Calvin Brown; and sister, Marcia Tyree.
Raymond’s professional experience included employment as a lineman at VEPCO in Warrenton, VA. In 1970, Raymond accepted a position in Facilities Maintenance at IBM (later acquired by Loral and Lockheed Martin) in Manassas, VA. During his thirty-four-year career, Raymond held several management positions in Facilities, Maintenance & Operations, and worked in Business Proposals. He retired from Lockheed Martin in 2004. After retiring, Raymond pursued real estate full time, which he truly enjoyed and continued until his passing.
Raymond was a faithful member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, in Rectortown, VA, for over forty-five years, where he served as a trustee, was a member of the Gospel Chorus and Men's Chorus, and attended Sunday School.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Shirley Brown, of Washington, DC; a son, Derrick Brown (Nancy), of Camas, WA; a daughter, Portia Bamiduro (Ademuyiwa), of Washington, DC; two brothers: Stanley Brown (Irene), of Fredericksburg, VA, Michael Brown (Julianne), of Cheverly, MD; two sisters: Barbara Mayers (David), of Washington, DC, and Sandra Brown, of Richmond, VA; and 4 grandsons: Grant Alexander, Kendrick Lee, and Cole Anderson Brown, and Daniel Ademuyiwa Bamiduro; four brothers-in-law: Eldon Grant, Jr. (Freda), Garry Grant, Michael Grant (Deloris), Jeffrey Grant (Linda); and one sister-in-law, Earsaline Anderson (Richard); and a host of nephews, nieces, Godchildren, cousins, and friends.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, funeral services will be private.
Services will be streamed December 19, 2020 at 12 PM, on live at www.gotfaithnow.org.
In lieu of flowers, Contributions may be made to:
The Amyloidosis Foundation in honor Raymond Lee Brown
Option 1: Give online at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/?key=amyfound
Option 2: Give by phone (248) 922-9610
Option 3: Give by mail: Amyloidosis Foundation, 7151 N. Main St., Suite 2, Clarkston, MI 48346
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