Jon Wilson Brown
Jon Wilson Brown, 52, of Winston-Salem, son of the late Ralph A. Brown and Evelyn B. Brown died suddenly Jan. 9, 2013.
An avid outdoorsman, botanist, mountain camper, and restorer of antiques, Jon graduated from Appalachian State University with a master's degree in Biology.
He was a kind, loving person who enjoyed cooking for others, bursting into song, nurturing orchids, and sharing his warm, generous spirit with everyone. He was a water and waste water expert with Iconics, Inc. for 15 years developing software for industry and business, and traveling internationally.
He is survived by his partner Robbie King of Winston-Salem; a sister, Sallie Brown Bozard and husband, Charlton; nephew Andrew Bozard; niece Sara Beth Bass, husband, David; and daughter Caroline. He is also survived by a sister, Vickie Brown Caldwell, husband, David; nieces, Anna Edwards, husband William; daughter Stella, Erin C. Vaughan and Loren C. Caldwell, husband, Jeremy; and two daughters Madelyn and Evangeline.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Ardmore Baptist Church with the Rev. Christa Warise officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to Partners of the Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness, P.O. Box 984, Robbinsville, NC 28771 or to http://www.joycekilmerslickrock.org.
Online condolences can be made at http://www.hayworth-miller.com.