In Memory of




Obituary for Stanley Leon Brown

Stanley Brown, age 87, of Honaker, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Saturday (June 17, 2023) at Dogwood Crossing Senior Living and Memory Care in Tazewell, Virginia. Born March 5, 1936 in Lynn Spring, Virginia, he was a son of the late Rev. Truel William and Elizabeth Dye Brown. A lifelong resident of the area, he was a devoted member of Valley View Freewill Baptist Church in Honaker. He had been employed as a Federal Mine Inspector until his retirement in 2001 and was a member of the UMWA. He enjoyed golfing, singing in church and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-four years, Ruby Brown; daughter, Donna Combs and husband, Ronnie of Honaker, Virginia; two grandchildren, Misty Compton and husband, Steve and Tiffany Musick; three-great-grandchildren, Ben Compton, Leah Musick and Kiley Musick; a host of friends and church family also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM Wednesday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Harrison, Rev. Eric Harrison and Rev. Jacob Musick officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Terry Corns, Jared Corns, Ben Compton, Ronnie Combs, Steven Compton and Jacob Musick.
Honorary pallbearers will be Deacons and Men of the Valley View Freewill Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends at Honaker Funeral Home after 6 PM Tuesday.