Russell Brown

Russell Edward "Rusty" Brown

Friday, April 24th, 1964 - Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Russell “Rusty” Brown Jr., 56 of Marmet went home to be with the Lord on February 25, 2021 at CAMC General Hospital, Charleston.

He was a longtime dispatcher for Metro 911 in Charleston and was member of Living Faith Church in Marmet. He was a proud U.S. Air Force Veteran.

He was preceded in death by Mother: Sandra Totten Green,
Grandson: Chase Brown,
Maternal Grandparents: Virgil and Elreta Totten,
Paternal Grandparents: B.B. and Blanche Brown,
Maternal Great Grandmother: Georgia Dalton and
Paternal Great Grandparents: Lon and Lottie Brown.

Surviving Are:

Wife: Carrie McClure Brown of Marmet,

Son: Chad Brown of Charleston,

Daughter: Sara Brown of Charleston,

Bonus Daughter: Summer Calloway of Cross Lanes,

Grandchildren: Miley and Lexi who he raised as his own,

Grandchildren: Tatem, Myles, Gracelyn, Lakyn and Jahsir,

Father: Russell Edward (Veronica) Brown Sr. of Rustburg, VA,

Sister: Chelly (B.J.) Morrison of Winfield,

Mother in law: Patricia McClure of Marmet,

Brothers in law: Jamie (Tracy) McClure of Crab Orchard,
Chuck (Susan) McClure of Cincinnati,

Special Cousin: Ruth Jacobs of Marmet,

Aunt: Bonnie Brown of Charleston,

Uncles: John Brown of Seth,
Richard Brown of Alpharetta, GA,

Nieces and Nephews: Katelyn Cooney, Julian Morrison, Allen McClure, Rikki Alderson, Ryan McClure, Colin McClure and numerous other extended family members, co-workers and friends who will miss him dearly.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday March 2, 2021 at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet with Pastor’s Mark Thomas, Frank Thomas and Don Kinder officiating. Friends may call 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Living Faith Church Youth and Children's Ministry.

The funeral can also be livestreamed by highlighting and then right clicking on this link: to follow the prompt to go to Rusty's livestream page.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Leonard Johnson Funeral Home
    8706 California Ave.
    MARMET, WV 25315
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 1:00pm
    Leonard Johnson Funeral Home
    8706 California Ave.
    MARMET, WV 25315
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Craig Fontalbert

Posted at 02:17pm
Russ was A good friend , I will always remember him . We grew up together Fishing & playing baseball .. The world has lost a TRULY GOOD MAN .... Prayers for his family who meant everything to him ...
RIP Buddy & hug Mrs.Sandy for me Craig ,Beeg , Marina & Dakota

Nancy Hudson Brown

Posted at 07:07am
Ray and I are praying for you and your family. We were so sorry to hear about Rusty’s passing.
Your friend always Nancy Hudson Brown

Brenda Cogar

Posted at 11:13am
You will be missed my friend.
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Posted at 08:53am
Chelly, I was saddened to hear about the loss of your brother. I have such fond memories of the happy times we all shared while growing up in Marmet. Rusty was always smiling and a joy to be around. Praying for the family.


Posted at 06:21pm
Praying for you and your family. Remembering our days with New,Light and Power.
In Christ
Terry and Dee Stone

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