Captain Charles L. Brown sailed his final journey on Friday, March 14, 2014. He was born on April 17, 1945 in Morehead City, NC. He will join his father, Roy Shavender Brown and mother, Hilda Wood Brown.
He is survived by his family, which he was most proud of; his wife, Diane Waldrep Brown, his only son, Christopher Heath Brown and daughter-in-law, Jessica Brown of Jupiter, FL, and his two daughters, Annie Laura Brown and Savannah Catherine Brown of Hatteras.
He attended Cape Hatteras School and continued on to UNC Chapel Hill, before serving his country in the Vietnam War with the 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles. He was a devoted Captain of the sea, starting his first charter job at the age of 10 and received his captain’s license at age 19.
A Memorial Service will be held in his honor on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the Hatteras United Methodist Church with Rev. Ken Davenport officiating and Rev. Dwight Burrus assisting. A reception will follow at the Hatteras Community Center. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 442, Hatteras, NC 27943.
Twiford Funeral Home, Hatteras is assisting the family with arrangements.Print Obituary & Condolences