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Irvin Delano Brown, Sr.

It is with heavy hearts and regret that we inform the Virgin Islands community and the sister islands of the Caribbean of the passing of our beloved father, Mr. Irvin Delano Brown, Sr., who died Friday, December 29, 2018.

A legend and an icon, "Brownie" as he is affectionately known, is survived by his six children: sons, Irvin Brownie Brown, Jr., Delyno Pressure Brown, Delahn Brown; and daughters, Dr. Symra Dee Brown, Synette Marie Morgan and Sonii Koetter.

He is also survived by his sisters, Deltah Heyliger, Delphine Reynolds, Kathleen Faulkner; sons-in-law, Jay P. Morgan, Chad Koetter; daughter-in-law, Crystal Doute Brown; nieces, Carla Callwood Thomas, Carlyn Chaba, Charna Callwood, Cathleen Sookhan, Eunah Cookie Farrington, Leniece Budette Lanier, Kimi Oliver, Lenelle Pinson, Delsey Hayes, Eunah Walter; nephews, James Jimmy Venzen, Alfred Freddie Canton, Carlo Callwood; grandchildren, L’Dante, Brianna, Chantel, Delyno Jr. and Zanetta Brown, Jasmin and Jade Koetter; special friend, June Testamark; godchild, Rana Pratt; first cousins, John, Alden, Albert, Henrique Richards, Tess Haney, and Sally Morton, Vancito, Vincent, Vivian, Valia, and Vernon Wallace, Henrietta Todman, Pearlita Harper, Gloria Thompson, Louise Hendricks, Henry Morris, Heraldo Richards, Joe and Janet Nicholas, Hazel Leaphart, Hilda Joyce, Hillis Edelen, Ulric and Kenneth Lewis, Frankie Smith, Clarence and Richard Husband.

Funeral services will take place Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center. The first and only viewing will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Sports and Fitness Center and the service will begin at 10:00 a.m. with the interment at Western Cemetery No. 1.

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  • Arona Testamark

    Mr. Brownie

    You will be truly missed. I listen to you every morning on the radio station. Then you weren't there anymore, I contacted my Mother Ms Ena Smith from Tutu and asked her where is Brownie, She said oh! I forgot to tell you he is not on the radio anymore. This made me very sad. Brownie recognize me and pray for me when I was badly injured in the attached on the World Trade Center in September 11, 2001. He made me felt special. But as I was though, that all good things comes to an end. I will always remember Brownie. One Love

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  • Ena Smith

    Brownie,
    May you rest in piece. You was truly an icon. You will be remembered for the rest of all Virgin Islander's life. You will make it into America's history Books. They Will learn who you are and who you use to be. You will be recorded in the Hall Of Fame. This was ordained. One Love

    From the Ena Smith from Tutu and Testamark family.

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