The Life of David Wayne Brown

CANFIELD - David Wayne Brown, 50, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.
He was born on Dec. 2, 1964, to his parents Paul N. and Carolyn C. (Proverbs) Brown.

David lived in the Canfield area for most of his life, and he really loved people. He enjoyed talking to people, and really getting to know them. He will be missed by many, especially by his family. He also loved animals, and he had a dog of his own, Kirby. David had a green thumb. He took great pride in his gardening. Anything that grows, from vegetables to flowers, he would grow it. In high school, he was a member of the football team and of the wrestling team at Canfield High School, from where he graduated in 1983. The Browns and Steelers were his favorite sports teams, as well as the Cleveland Indians.

He is survived by his parents, Paul and Carolyn; as well as his brother, Kenneth (Patricia) Brown of Huntsville, Ala.; sister Joyce Ann (Anthony) Alfano of Pickering; nephews Anthony and Dominick Alfano; and niece Jessica Alfano.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Robert and Anna Proverbs, and Clarence and Alda Brown.

Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. until noon on Monday, June 15, 2015, at the Boardman Baptist Church, 1207 Shields Road, Youngstown, where a service will then be held at noon.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations of monetary value be made to the Boardman Baptist Church Building Fund in his name.

Friends and family may visit to view this obituary and give their condolences.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel

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A year ago today, our family lost David. My uncle. The pain is still so fresh and memories so vivid. I know he is missed dearly. I love him with all of my heart and I can say the same for his family and friends. He was a one in a million. I think about him almost every day. I hope he is happy and without pain. I send him all my love. I miss you Uncle D.
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