KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Ronald Sumner Brown, 91, went to his heavenly dwelling on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, in Kingsport, Tenn.
Ron was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Barnesboro, Pa. the son of Isaac and Veda Sumner Brown.
He was a member of Liberty Meeting of God Church and was energetic in management, in addition to numerous actions, together with music ministry. He liked his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and left a legacy love of God, selflessness, patriotism, sturdy work ethic and generosity. He was the rock of his household, an awesome buddy and shared a smile with everybody he met.
Ron served his nation within the Military attaining the rank of corporal, and noticed motion throughout the Korean Battle. He was among the many first troopers to be deployed on the Korean Peninsula. Ron acquired quite a few medals and commendations for his service. He shared tales of his time whereas in Korea and loved chatting with different veterans. “In our hearts, Dad will at all times be a hero!”
After returning dwelling from Korea, Ron married Jeannette Boyd on Oct. 15, 1955.
Ron was employed at Basic Motors for 35 years. He loved cooking, listening to gospel music, enjoying his trumpet, singing, enjoying golf, doing crossword puzzles, touring, gardening, entertaining and watching his beloved Steelers. His best pleasure in life was spending time with household and associates. He was a faithful and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Ron is survived by his youngsters, Diana (Roger) Murillo of Girard, Chuck (Lynette) Brown of Stow, Jeff (Donna) Brown of Tennessee and Paul (Melanie) Brown of Florida; his grandchildren, TJ Good friend, Bryant (Ying) Good friend, Courtney (Sean) Pakos, Vinny Brown, Noah Rodrigues, Riley Brown, Ruby Brown, Michelle (Brent) Spore and Adam (Adrienne) Murillo; three great-grandchildren, Cadence Spore, and Abednego and Emmanuel Good friend; a sister, Veda, also referred to as Petsy, (Jay) Anderson; two sisters-in-law, Lori (Peter) Dyke and Sherry Lehn; a brother-in-law, Terry Brown; in addition to many nephews and nieces.
Moreover his mother and father, Ron was preceded in loss of life by his spouse, Jeannette, of 66 years; and 5 brothers.
Viewing hours will start at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Liberty Meeting of God, the place household and associates might collect, with a celebration of Ron’s life to comply with at 11 a.m. A reception will comply with the service. Ron might be cremated and laid to relaxation in Belmont Park Cemetery at a later date.
Contributions to Wounded Warriors Basis, woundedwarriorproject.org, would enormously appreciated. Flowers or vegetation might be accepted.
Go to www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to ship any expressions of sympathy to the household.