Mr. Curtis Brown, the son of Joe Louis Brown, Sr. and Linda B. Goodwin was born on March 30, 1967 in Bronx, New York.
“Kash aka Cincere” as he was affectionately known, grew up in New York City and attended the public schools and later moved to South Carolina where he furthered his education. Curtis was a very passionate person, our gentle giant and for those that truly knew him, knows he had a heart of gold and loved and cared for many. He was the type of person that put his children and grandchildren above all else. To have known Curtis, you know that he had a love for dogs, big jewelry, addiction to video gaming, driving, his music entertainment brand (Kazmere Inc.) and most of all God. Like his brother Joe, he was a huge NY Giants fan.
At an young age, Curtis held several jobs such as a Minister, a truck driver with the handle (“Preacher Man”) for Westbury, S & S Trucking, D & R Trucking, and Simple Solutions. He was also his family’s personal out of state driver.
On December 24, 1988 Curtis was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Lettie Brown and to this union he was blessed with three children. Curtis’s love for his family went beyond just loving his own children, but he had much love for everyone else’s children as well. He was a true people’s person that was loved by all that met him.
Curtis is preceded in death by his soulmate, Lettie Brown; one sister, Sandra Brown; one brother, Joe Brown, Jr.; and one grandson, Isaiah Brown.
Curtis leaves to cherish his fond memories: his parents, Joe (Brenda) Brown of Bronx, NY and Linda Goodwin of Vance, SC; four loving children, Shannon Smith of Vance, SC, Shandreka Cooper of Charleston, SC, Curtis Brown of Eutawville, SC and Ayana Brown of Charlotte, NC; ten grandchildren, Jamya Smith, Jeramri Smith, Ahmad Williams, Tristan Gilmore, Destiny Skinner, Tamerah Skinner, Deaunna Skinner, Isis Brown, Alexia Brown, and SkyLah Brown; two sisters, Angela Brown of Vance, SC and Joeal Brown of Bronx, NY; one step brother, Nathan (Sodina) Goodwin of Holly Hill, SC; mother-in-law, Lillian Simmons of Eutawville SC; one sister-in-law, Lanetta (Carthais) Davis of Killen, TX; one brother-in-law, Clinton Cooper of Eutawville, SC; aunts, Oneather Oliver of Vance, SC, Betty Phillips of Miramar, FL, Janie Brown of GA, and Fluorine Brown of Bronx, NY; nieces, Sequioa (Dominick) Capers, Jasmine Brown, Egypt Brown, and Ja’Lani Coaum, seven god-children, Anthony Graham, Jr., Rakeem Mitchum, Deandre Armstrong, Darrell Oliver, Tanzania Robledo, Lashauntrell Brown, and Chelsea Gardener; his spiritual sister, Lavonna “Niecy” Graham of Eutawville, SC; his extended brothers and sisters, Kenneth Martin, Jimmy White, Deondre Brown, Michael Wilson, Rodney Wilson, Michael Kiett, Kelvin Brown, Edward Gilliard, Joanne Little, and Evelyn Bell; special brothers and friends, Ricky Gilliard and Karl Gilliard, his longtime truck driving partner, Tyrone McFadden; future brother-in-law, Chad Young; and a host of relatives and other friends.
Curtis Brown, Sr., 52, of 219 Bonanza Dr., Eutawville, departed this life on Friday, September 6, 2019 at the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the chapel at 1:00PM the day of service for viewing.
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