Charles Robert “Chuck” Brown

COLUMBUS – Charles Robert “Chuck” Brown, 50, of Columbus, Ohio, and Fort Myers Beach, Fla., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Naples, Fla.

He was born Jan. 27, 1963, in Salem, Ohio, the son of Carol Bricker Brown of Salem, Ohio, and James R. (Sandy) Brown of Berlin Center, Ohio.

Chuck graduated from Western Reserve High School in Berlin Center in 1981 and from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio, in 1985.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Brenda, whom he married Nov. 11, 2010; his sons, Daniel and Steven; two stepsons, Trent Davis at home and Derek Davis of Columbus; stepdaughter, Christina (Adam) Fletcher and step-granddaughter, Addison of Sebring, Fla.; a brother, Scott of Berlin Center, Ohio; and a niece, Danielle Parker of Parma, Ohio. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who all loved him dearly.

Preceding him in death were his maternal grandparents, Charles and Margaret Bricker and paternal grandfather, James R. Brown Sr.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Medallion Country Club, 5000 Club Drive, Westerville, Ohio 43082.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105, in memory of Chuck.

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