David H. Brown
David H. Brown, 74, of Parkersburg, WV passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Monday, February 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Parkersburg, WV a son of the late Howard C. and Opal V. (Lattimer) Brown.
He attended Purdue University and graduated from The Ohio State University. He was owner and devoted over fifty years to Brown Asphalt Paving Company. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and was very active with the choir. David was a member of the Ski Patrol at Canaan Valley and Timberline Resorts for twenty plus years. He loved traveling, riding and showing his horses, tennis, racquetball, pickle ball, golf and any Ohio State Activity. David loved spending time with his Family, Friends and The Ohio State.
He is survived by his wife Jean (Guinn) Brown of almost fifty-five years; son John David Brown (Charity Poske) of Parkersburg; two daughters Rebecca Gural (Justin) of Essex Junction, VT and Tracy Brown of Parkersburg; grandchildrenDerek Brown, Johnna Thuney, Morgan Shelton, Rand Gravely, Chandler Gravely, Georgia Brown, Cooper Gural, David John Brown, Mylee Brown, Wyatt Gural and Jack Brown; great grandchildren Colby Cox, Casey Cox, Lincoln Thuney and Jackson Brown; brothers and sisters Dolores Guthrie, Pat Frank, Ruth Williams, Jim Brown and Esther Cowart.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Kristi Gravely and brother Larry Brown.
A special Thank You to Sharon Lemley for her unconditional love and care, Amedsys and TLC for providing exceptional support and end of life care.
Services will be Saturday 1 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church with Dr. Thomas McDowell and Myrick Cowart officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be Friday 12-2 and 4-7 p.m. at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg and Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer, 660 Ackerman Road, 6th Floor, PO Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218-3112.