Metro Council Member Tommy Brown dies

George “Tommy” Brown 1949-2022

LOCAL NEWS — When the Metro Council meets next Monday it will do so without a longstanding member of the local legislative body. Tommy Brown died on Sunday at the age of 72. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Lynchburg Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will happen prior to the funeral from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A Fayetteville native, George “Tommy” Brown was born on May 12, 1949 to the late George Diemer Brown and Mary Lou (Bradford) Brown. Tommy was a member of Arbor Primitive Baptist Church of Lynchburg. He served as a Metro Councilman for over 35 years and deeply cared about serving the citizens of Moore County, according to his obituary.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Barbara Tucker Brown as well as his three children: daughter Tammy Morgan (Bobby); son, Nathan Brown (Andrena Cleek); and daughter Kayla Jackson (Chad). He is also survived by five grandchildren, Alex Rossi (Vic), Tanner Brown, Jorden Brown (Ryan Huskey), Avery Jackson and Maddux Jackson, and a great-grandson, Dominic Rossi. Other surviving family members include a brother, Bobby Brown (Sara), and his niece, Tracy Deatherage.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that charitable donations be made to any of the following organizations that Tommy cherished the most: Metro Utility Department, the Metro Moore County Volunteer Fire Department, Metro EMS, the Metro Sheriff’s Department, the Lynchburg Cemetery, or the Winchester Christian Academy

Funeral service will be officiated by Brother Don Burkhalter with burial following at Lynchburg Cemetery. To read the full obituary, click here. •

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