Bronson Lee Brown
Bronson Lee Brown, 21 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2009 from injuries sustained in a automobile accident. Born in Brian OH, June 7, 1988 he was the son of Charles Brown, Jr. of Big Rock, VA and Terrie Wank Helton of Shelby Gap, KY.
Branson was a 2007 Graduate of Grundy Senior High School where he was a member of the Grundy Golden Wave football team, basketball, track and wresting teams. He received several sport awards. He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed fishing and four-wheeling.
He was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandfather, Charles Wank and his Uncle, Greg Brown, March 14, 2009.
He is survived by his father, Charles Brown, Jr and his wife, Marie of Big Rock, VA; mother, Terrie Wank Helton and husband, Jeffery of Shelby Gap, KY; step mother, Sandra Zachrich of Richlands, VA; Finance, Melissa Ann Stacy of Grundy, VA; son, Dontae Allen Lee Brown of Grundy, VA; six sisters, Ashley Brown, Tausha Brown and Shanda Brown all of Richlands, VA; Jennifer Rowe of Ashcamp, KY; Danielle Brown and Heather Brown both of OH; brother, Dustin Brown of OH; two step-sisters, Kimberly Combs of Grundy, VA and Amber Helton of Shelby Gap, KY; two step-brothers, Steven Thacker and Daniel Stiltner both of Grundy, VA; Paternal grandparents, Charles and Audrey Brown of Grundy, VA and Maternal grandmother, Linda Wank of OH.
Also survived by one special Aunt, Tonja Brown of Richlands, VA; four nieces, Desirae Brown, Whitney Stacy, Candace Rowe and Kellie Page Rowe and one nephew, Matthew Dillon Stacy.
Funeral services for Bronson Lee Brown will be conducted Friday, September 11, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel with Evg. Mike Rife, Rev. Don Ashby and Elder Terry Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, VA.
Active pallbearers will be: A.J. Martin, Wesley Bunn, Josh Jones, Jon Mitchem, Colby Owens, Boonie Lester, Matt Justice, Martin Stacy, Jamie Hankins and Shannon Steele
Honorary pallbearers will be: Grundy Golden Wave Football coaches, Greg Rowe, Rodney Shortt, Scotty Bostic, Jack Compton, Craig Plymal, Rodney Horne, John Lark and Matthew Stacy Marty Stacy, Jermey Taylor, Joebill Brown, Jeff Helton, Carter St.Clair and Lou Hatfield.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. Evening services will be conducted Thursday at 7:00 p.m..
The family of Bronson Lee Brown have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.