Posted: May 6, 2018 | Source: Carl Wilson Funeral Home

Danny Joe Brown, 60, of Clendenin, entered into rest Friday, May 4, 2018.

Born August 19, 1957, in Gauley Bridge, he was the son of the late George “Herb” Brown and Maude (Rogers) Brown Burdette. In addition to his parents, Danny was preceded in death by his sisters, Rosalynne Brown and Judy Kelly.

Danny served as teacher, principal and assistant superintendent for Clay County Schools. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Savor and Lord at Lizemores Church of the Nazarene and continued throughout the years to faithfully serve the Lord in everything he did.

Danny is survived by his wife, Deborah Brown; sister, Linda (Glen) Workman; special nephew, Greg (Christy) Starcher; and a very special great – nephew, Nicholas Starcher.

Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Ministers Charles Larue, Kenneth Tanner and Brad Spencer officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Cemetery, Bickmore. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Friends may gather with family 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to Gideons International Charleston Area, P.O. Box 2723, Charleston, WV 25330.

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Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Brown family.