The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 18, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012


Bobby Hayes Brown

On October 14, 2012 Bobby Hayes Brown, 35, of  Fairdale, went to be with the Lord after a short battle of cancer at the Bowers Hospice House .

Bobby is survived by his wife Eva of seven years, three sons Brandon Brown, Tommy Brown and Bobby Brown Jr. (Hunter), two daughters Shiana Brown (Katelyn) and Melissa Brown (Megan), parents Alvin Junior Thomas Brown and Betty Jean Andrews Brown, Sisters Jeannie (Dinky) Anders and Rachel Starcher, and many loving great nieces, nephews and extended family. Bobby was a loving father, husband, Uncle and friend to all.

Bobby loved his family and worked as a truck driver for many years until he was forced to give up working due to his illness. He enjoyed many activities such as spending time with his family and friends, and playing cars with his sons whom he dearly loved.

Bobby was always there to help anyone who had the will power to ask for it.

The family and friends would like to thank Bowers Hospice House in Beckley and the staff of  Melton Mortuary. And a special thank you to Blaine and Katrina Furey; for the care of our loved one Bobby Hayes Brown.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, October 19th, 2012, at Coal Marsh Missionary Baptist Church located on Claypool Hollow Road in Glen Daniel, with Rev. Brian Copney and Rev. Shane Kinzel officiating.

Friends visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

Pallbearers for Bobby will be Blaine Furey, Jeff Hamrick, Mike Hamrick, Kevin Starcher, Dustin Martin and Jonathan Brown.

Bobby Hayes Brown will be laid to rest on October 19th but he will be missed for eternity.

Psalm 30:5 For his anger endureth but a moment, in favour is life, weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

In these trying times, the family has requested in lieu of flowers that any donations be sent to Melton Mortuary, 1200 Harper Road, Beckley WV 25801. 

 Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Inc., Beckley.

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