Magnolia - John Tracy Brown, 76, of Magnolia passed away at his home on Wednesday evening, October 21, 2020. Mr. Brown was born in Duplin County September 11, 1944 to the late Eldon Etheridge Brown and Annie Lorene Matthis Brown. Mr. Brown was a Ham Radio enthusiast and was the youngest licensed Ham Radio operator in the state. He was also a Mason. In his adult life John operated Marine Communications and Electronics which serviced industrial ships.
Mr. Brown leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Marjorie Pugh Brown of Rose Hill; daughters, Tracy B. Crawford and husband, Billy of Nashville, TN and Susan Brown and husband, Peter Liao of Chapel Hill; brother, Eldon Etheridge Brown, Jr. and wife, Dorothy of Beulaville; sister, Margaret Ann Rivenbark and husband, George of Wallace; grandchildren, Will, John and Ben Crawford and Jack and Sara Liao.
Services are pending and will be posted as soon as finalized.