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George W. Brown

George W. Brown, 92, of West Portsmouth, died Monday, January, 17, 2022, at SOMC Hospice Center. He was born February 1, 1929, in Germantown, Kentucky to the late Oakley and Anna Lipp Brown.

Along with his parents, George is proceeded in death by a grandson, James Brown, a brother Ralph Brown and 3 sisters; Lenora Moran, Bernice Tuemler and Stella Birchfield.

George owned and operated Brown’s Auto Crushing, Brown’s Auto Parts and Brown’s used cars. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Old Town United Methodist Church and the James Dickey Post 23 American Legion.

George is survived by his wife, Lillie Kennedy Brown (His Sugar Dumpling), who he married December 11, 1954, a daughter, Gail (Jim) Folsom, a son, George Brown Jr; 3 grandchildren, Whitney Folsom, Matt (Felisha) Folsom, and Anna Brown; 2 great-grandchildren, Brody Brown and Liam Folsom.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Greg Carter officiating. Interment will be in Scioto Burial Park with military graveside rites by the James Dickey Post 23 American Legion. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday January 28th, 2022 from 5 to 8:00 PM and one hour prior to the service on Saturday January 29th. The family’s favorite charities are SOMC Hospice and Old Town United Methodist Church Food Pantry. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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