Eric Vonrae Brown

Sunrise: July 25, 1965

Sunset: April 2, 2023

Eric Vonrae Brown transitioned from this life on Sunday, April 2, 2023. Born July 25, 1965 to the late Frank Brown Sr. and Bertha Brown at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia, Eric grew up in Chesapeake and graduated from Indian River High School in 1983.  After graduating, he later joined the US Navy, serving 20 years before using his talents and strong work ethics to open his own trucking company, CDV Transport LLC. Eric loved his business and often travelled long distances to work. 

Eric was predeceased by his father Frank Brown Sr., mother Bertha Brown, and brother Kenneth Huff Jr. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 37 years Marlene Brown, sons Chad Brown (Jessica) of Va. Beach, Derick Brown (Teeoni) of Va. Beach, and Preston Evans (Shiekaria) of North Carolina. Eric leaves 2 brothers, Frank Brown Jr of Va. Beach, and Diarian Bynes of Georgia, 2 sisters, Sheryl Huff Hernandez of Va. Beach, and Triniese Brown of Chesapeake. He has 3 aunts, Catherine Johnson, Regina Collins, and Edna Collins, 5 nephews, Justin Hernandez, Jonathan Batista, Darius Roberts, Zion Roberts and Jeremy Staton. There is also one niece Veronica Staton, 8 grandchildren, 2 great nephews, and 1 great niece. He also leaves behind his in-laws Carmen, Hilda, Mamilo, and Kimberly and a host of cousins and friends. 

MEMORIAL SERVICE Thursday, May 18, 2023 3:30 PM Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 West Berkley Avenue Norfolk, Virginia

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    Sam Corbett says

    I would like to extend my prayers and condolences to the Brown Family and hope that you all get thru this moment of grief

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