Percy Almond “Al” Brown, Jr., 74 of Warrenton, passed away on Nov. 16, 2018, at the Gainesville Heath and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born on April 28, 1944, in Quantico, to the late Percy A. Brown Sr., former mayor of Quantico, and Bessie Cowling Brown. He was a longtime resident of Prince William County until he moved to Warrenton in 1991.
Al was a 1962 graduate of Garfield High School and then attended Clemson University, leaving to join the U.S. Army, where he was assigned to the DMZ in Korea. Following his discharge from the Army, he was employed at First National Bank of Quantico for several years and later joined Prince William County Social Services, retiring in 2003. Active in the community of Quantico, Mr. Brown served nine consecutive terms as a member of the Quantico Town Council and was involved in the annual Christmas Parade and the Annual Youth Clean Up Program.
He was a longtime member of the Quantico Lions Club and the Warrenton Lions Club, where he had perfect attendance for 32 years. He also served on the Board of Directors at the Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier County. From the age of 7, he collected license plates and was a member of the American License Plate Collectors Association. Percy will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Waymack Brown.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, when a service will begin at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Rev. Jay Lawson will officiate. A graveside service will be held on at noon Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Quantico National Cemetery in Triangle.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fauquier SPCA, P.O. Box 733, Warrenton, Va. 20188 or to Warrenton Baptist Church, 123 Main St., Warrenton, Va. 20186.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com