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Roy Alfred Brown

April 1, 1943 October 5, 2019
Roy Alfred Brown
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Obituary for Roy Alfred Brown

Roy Alfred Brown was born April 1, 1943 to his loving parents the late
Julius James Brown and Ida Mae Bailey Brown. He was the third oldest of their nine children, known as Roy, “RAB-XYZ”, or “RB”.
He attended school and was educated in the Pittsburgh Public Schools in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Roy peacefully departed this life on Saturday, October 5th, 2019.

Roy married Nadine Bonner, and from this brief union were born two beautiful daughters.

Roy was well loved by all who knew him and was greatly enjoyed and respected by all in his company. He was known for his special love for the members of his family. With a loving demeanor he always concerned himself with the well being of those in his life. He took an active interest in the lives of his siblings, nieces and nephews, making sure they knew they were important, a part of him, and loved. Cherishing every opportunity that was afforded him to spend time building and bonding with each available relationship. Roy was unquestionably devoted to those he loved.
Roy worked relentlessly as an Artist, painter and Sculptor. Although throughout his life he worked various jobs. He was a connoisseur of the finer things in life.
Left to celebrate his life, he leaves to cherish his memory his three beautiful daughters; Annette Johnson (Keith), Satina Harris, and LaVonne “Bonnie” Waddell Brown; One brother; Warren Brown; Four sisters; Lucille Williams, Julia Brown, Jayme LaVoie, and Cheryl Butler; One brother in law; Earl Butler, Five grand children; Mikala Harris, Deon Waddell (Tyler), Daina Hampton (Jaron), DaJuan Waddell, Lamont Moon; 18 Great-grandchildren; His devoted friend and companion; Judy Durrah; 14 Aunts and Uncles and has left a special place in the hearts of a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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2:00 PM 10/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home

2644 Wylie Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

A Memorial Service to Celebrate His Life will begin at 2pm The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service

Samuel J. Jones Funeral Home
2644 Wylie Avenue Pittsburgh 15219 PA
United States

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