John D. Brown

BROWN, John David, 44, of Weirton, WV,was called home to glory on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at UPMC-Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA.

John was born on November 26, 1968. John was the son of Hughy “Skip” Patterson of Steubenville, OH, and Norma (Anderson) Brown of Follansbee, WV.

John was a 1988 graduate of Brooke High School and received a full ride scholarship to West Virginia University. John was a member of the Ferry Glen Church of the Nazarene, Colliers, WV. Many will remember John for his love of computer games and movies, but most of all, John had a profound faith in God and compassionate love of family and animals.

In addition parents, John is survived by his long-term fiancee of 20 years, Stephanie Lynn May of Weirton, WV; two children, Brandon May and Jasmyn Brown of Weirton, WV; a stepsister, Kim Patterson (Steven) Fletcher of Bloomingdale, OH; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, where he will lie in state next to his uncle, Joseph Alexander Anderson, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee, WV, (304) 527-1717, with the Rev. Stephen Hall officiating.

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