He had a gentle spirit and was a kind man always willing to help others. Scottie loved his three sons, his wife and family dearly, but above all he believed in his Lord and savior Jesus Christ. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Franklin, N.C., and was employed by Quality Oil, previously having worked at the Fruit of the Loom plant and Ingles in Clayton. He was one of the North Carolina Tar Heels biggest fans.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Griffin and Olia Brown, as well as Arthur and Anna Murphy.
He is survived by: his wife, Jennifer Caudell Brown; three sons, Ryne, Kyle and Adam; his mother and father, Warner and Ellen Brown; and a sister, Cindy Brown.
Funeral services were held Jan. 23 at Sols Creek Baptist Church in Tuckasegee, N.C., with the Revs. Jeff Powell and Jason Buchanan officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
An online guestbook is available at www.appalachianfuneralservices.com.