Kenneth Charles Brown

October 30, 1943 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 75)


Kenneth Charles Brown, age 75, of Morgantown passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.

He was born October 30, 1943 in Clayton, NY, a son of the late Charles James Brown and the late Edna Mae Brown, nee Longway. 

Survivors include his two children Eric Brown of Morgantown and Christina Smith & her husband Travis of Morgantown; one grandson, Carter Smith of Morgantown; and one brother, Douglas Brown of Alexandria Bay, NY.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Brown.

In his youth, Ken piloted tour boats on the St. Lawrence River in the Thousand Island area, which he maintained a lifelong affection for near his hometown of Alexandria Bay. He was also a police officer in Kingwood, and then for decades was a dedicated nurse who also did in-home health care and worked in substance abuse recovery for teens. He loved Peanuts Comic Strips.

A celebration of Ken’s life for family and friends will be held at the outdoor pavilion of Avery United Methodist Church, 1152 Cheat Rd., Morgantown on Saturday, October  19th from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. Please dress comfortably and casually.

Professional services were provided by Smith Funeral & Cremation Care of Westover / Morgantown, and condolences for the family may be offered at

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Gathering of Family and Friends
October 19, 2019

1:00 PM
Avery United Methodist Church
1152 Cheat Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26508

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