Terry Raymond Brown

March 14, 2020
Terry Raymond Brown

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Terry Raymond Brown, 76, of Williamsburg, passed away on March 14, 2020.

Terry is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Audrey Brown; and two daughters, Juliana Rae Brown and Audra Brown Mirando.

He served in the U.S. Army as a flight instructor and received many awards including but not limited to, the National Defense Service Medal, Army Aviation Distinguished Flying Cross, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal.

Terry was a member of Cobham Park Baptist Church and the Colonial Virginia Aero Modelers Association.He enjoyed the outdoors and could be found sailing or fishing. He loved to fly, but more than anything he loved to spend time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Dr. Mary E. Burch Brown; daughters, Jena (William) Hughes and Wendy Burch; sister, Dr. Audrey Keebler; brothers, Tom (Paula) Brown and Todd (Carlyn) Brown; and grandchildren, Holly Hughes, Chase Hughes, Alexandra Burch, Brandon Brown, Alyssa Thomas, Stephanie Mirando  and Candice Serrano.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cobham Park Baptist Church in Warsaw, VA.

The family of Terry Brown would like to thank everyone for their condolences. Terry will be greatly missed by many! He was an awesome father and friend.

Due to concern over friend’s and family’s health because of the corona-virus and current government guidelines, the family is asking to limit the funeral service to family only.

A memorial service will be held later when it is safer to do. The family request that if you have stories of Terry to share at the memorial, If you could please share a story about Terry, on how you know him, how he helped you, something funny he said, etc. You can respond on Facebook, or in the comment section of this website, or to drop off any cards at the funeral home.

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  • March 17, 2020
    Lynn Warner says:
    I have so many fond memories of Terry. He touched me with the stories he shared about his service in Vietnam and his many other experiences. He had a wonderful smile and laugh, and a giant heart. Mary, Wendy, and Alex, you will be in my thoughts. Be gentle with yourselves.

  • March 18, 2020
    Steve & Fran says:
    Terry was a great friend. We were always laughing, talking and having fun. Whether we were playing with rc airplanes, going to lunch, sharing stories and planning for our next “I have an idea” adventure. We enjoyed being with Terry and Mary. We miss him already. Mary, Alex, Wendy and Jenna, we send our deepest sympathies.

  • March 18, 2020
    Richard says:
    I pray that my memories with Terry will forever be vivid in my mind. Most of the time these memories were adventures ... simple projects that evolved. But always they included much of his famous laughter and light moments. It was a honor to call Terry my friend and neighbor.

  • March 18, 2020
    James Caufman says:
    Captain Brown was my first Platoon Leader when I arrived in Vietnam. He was a Hard charging helicopter pilot, an excellent leader and great teacher of the skills needed to survive in Vietnam. Terry was respected by every member of our Company. Rest in peace my brother.