David Oscar Brown, native of Gloucester, died on Oct. 3, 2020. David was born on Aug. 10, 1937 number nine out of 11 siblings. The Army was a major role in his life and he proudly served for 20 years before retiring. Outside of his career, he was governor of the “Loyal Order of Moose” club for two terms, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Bowling Association. Although he enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Redskins football games, he also loved the Lord and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Elizabeth Oliver; wife, Ernie; and 10 out of 11 siblings. He is survived by his special niece, Elizabeth; sister, Barbara Toney, and caregiver, Margret. Services began with a visitation on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, from 6-7 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, masks were required for entry and social distancing was mandatory. A graveside funeral service conducted by the Rev. Richard Croxton was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery. In memory of our loved one, contributions can be made to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, P.O. Box 385, Gloucester, Va. 23061. Services were under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.