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Derrick Brown

May 7, 1980 — July 27, 2017

Derrick Javon Brown (Carolina D), 37 of Cambridge, Md., passed away on Thursday July 27, 2017 in Trappe, Md.

Derrick was born in Edenton, NC to Eva Mae White and Raymond Brown on May 7, 1980. He attended John A. Holmes High School in Edenton, NC. Derrick also attended East Coast Truck Driving School in Spartanburg, SC and received a Certificate of Completion. He moved to Cambridge in 1999 with his Aunt Toot. Derrick was employed at Amick Farms Hatchery in Hurlock, MD as a truck driver prior to his passing. Derrick enjoyed shopping with his wife especially for shoes/sneakers, keeping his shoe game up., he also enjoyed cook-out with family and friends, listening to music and occasionally singing old school song to his wife. During his early childhood, enjoyed vacationing with his parents and siblings and continued the legacy during his later years with his wife, family members and friends. Derrick was a loving husband and enjoyed sharing and expressing his precious love with his wife (Love, niece babe) as he would often call her. He also was a caring and loving father, nurturing and comforting Jz’Aniya (Daughter) until she passed in 2007. He loved Tyjah (daughter), they had a special bond and they were a joy together.

Derrick enjoyed being with his stepchildren and step grandchildren. He enjoyed taking the boys to get their haircut. He also had a second home- the Center Street old school guys and enjoyed hanging out with them on Sundays. Derrick enjoyed doing work in his yard.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Henry Brown and Betty Brown, Alvin Alexander; Verna Mae Alexander, and daughter Jz’Aniya Brown.

In addition to his parents, Derrick leaves behind Wilma Denise Brown to adore and treasure precious memories, one daughter Tyjah Brown of Princess Anne; 4 stepdaughter: Shaneika Harris (Rodney) of Church Creek, Antonise Trippe (Chavar) of Cambridge, Gee Meekins and Nefatara Meekins both of Cambridge; Step grand-children: Mykira Rideout, Janiyah, Jymaree, Jordan, Leshae, Johan, Jayhon Meekins and Rodney Harris; 2 brothers: Raymond Leary of Atlanta, Keenan Brown (Regina) Mary Hill, NC; 2 sisters: Dytisha Brown and Shakita Brown of Elizabeth City, NC; brother in laws: Thomas Rideout, Chris Rideout, Ricky Jackson, Craig Jackson; sister in laws: Trala Matthews, Arneda Hopkins, Tabia Nataki and Tisa Jackson; Jean Conway preceded him in death as he fondly admired her. Uncles: Henry Brown, Robert Brown, Larry White, Alvin White; Aunts, Emma Godfrey, Cheryl White, Christine Robinson, Edna Molock, and Patricia Webb, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

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