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William Abner Brown, Jr.

July 1, 1934 ~ November 22, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

William Abner Brown Jr., 86, was the husband of the late Lenora Brown, and son of the late Reverend Dr. William Abner Brown Sr and the late Mildred Robinson-Brown.  William was born July 1, 1934 in New York, New York.  He departed this life on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Plaza Rehab Nursing Center in the Bronx, New York.

 

 

William attended Wadleigh High School in Harlem.  He worked hard to provide for himself.  He met his late wife Lenora Brown before he joined the army.  He joined the United States Army in 1956 and received an honorable discharge in 1958 to take care of his wife and unborn child, who would be William Brown. In 1961 William and Lenora had another son, Anthony Brown.

 

William loved hand ball and paddle ball.  He held various house parties and was a people person. He was well known in the Harlem Community.

 

William is preceded in death by his wife Lenora Brown and son Anthony Brown.

 

William leaves behind to cherish his legacy, his son William Abner Brown, grandchild Naya Brown and a host of family members. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 10, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Bailey's Funeral Home
151 W 128th Street
New York, NY 10027

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 10, 2020

10:00 AM
Bailey's Funeral Home
151 W 128th Street
New York, NY 10027

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
December 10, 2020

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY 11933

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