(VALLEY) Casper Brown, 86, of Valley passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, at Bethany House in Auburn.

The funeral will be Wednesday, Sept. 29, at noon EDT at West End Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Downs officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Cemetery. Casper's family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the service hour.

Casper was born in Randolph County on April 12, 1935, to the late Rev. Aubrey Charlie and Lois Bailey Brown. He spent 40+ years singing gospel music with the Brown Brothers Quartet and was a former minister of music and deacon at West End Baptist. A self-proclaimed comedian, Cap never met a stranger and helped everyone around him find a little more joy in life. He was a proud father, brother, grandfather and GG, who gifted the world with his big heart and contagious laughter.

Casper is survived by his children, Timothy Casper Brown, Keith Murry Brown (Teressa) and Detra Mae Brown (Meade); siblings, Ford Brown (Pat) and Billy Brown (Betty); grandchildren, Erica Ann Brown, Monica Brown Medlin, Bradley Timothy Brown, James Garrard and Price Garrard; three great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Casper was preceded in death by his wife, Rosie McClellan Brown; brother, James E. Brown Sr.; and sisters, Vivian Nixon and Augusta Carson.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to West End Baptist Church Building Fund.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, Valley.

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