Rich Stanley Brown

June 15, 1973 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 48)


Richard “Rich” Stanley Brown, Jr., 48, of York, SC passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 peacefully at his home and surrounded by his loving family.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at 3 PM on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Clover ARP Church in Clover, SC with the Reverend Mark Miller officiating. The family will receive friends in the church parlor following the service. Masks are required to be worn at all times while attending the services. The following link will provide full video and audio for the service.

Rich was born on June 15, 1973 in York County. He was the son of Richard “Rick” Brown, Sr. and Elizabeth “Libby” Youngblood Sowell and the graduate of Clover High School, class of 1991. Rich was a member of Clover ARP Church and also a member of York Shag Club. He worked at Comer Distibuting in Rock Hill, SC. Rich never met a stranger and never forgot a face. He was well loved by his community.

In addition to his parents, Rich is survived by his wife, Jennifer Woody Brown, sons, Grayson Wallace Brown and Corban Patrick Brown, sisters, Lori Sowell and Ashley Huffstetler (Justin); mother and father-in-law, Nancy and Jim Woody, brothers-in-law, Brian Woody (Jennifer), Tommy Woody (Cindy), nieces: Olivia, Amber, Danielle, Katie, and nephews: John Robert, Davis, Heath, Griffin, Owen and Wyatt. He was also loved by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In memory of Richard S. Brown, Jr. “Rich”, memorials may be made to Clover ARP Church, 127 Kings Mtn St. Clover, SC 29710 or to the American Cancer Society, 6000 Fairview Rd. Suite 200 Charlotte, NC 28210.

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Celebration of Life
September 9, 2021

3:00 PM
Clover ARP Church

Video is available for this event

September 9, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clover ARP Church

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