Delton Wade “Duk” Brown, 45, died Feb. 14, 2020.
He was born to Robert Brown Sr. and Juanita Youngman Jan. 27, 1975.
He attended school in Poplar until he was in the 12th grade when he dropped out. He later attended Kicking Horse Job Corps and received his GED. After he came back from Job Corps, he met his wife of 19 years, Veronica Castro, and had two children.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was always laughing and joking around with everyone. He liked being creative and fixing up things to get as he would say “more use out of it and bring it back to life.” He was always willing to give a helping hand whenever somebody needed.
He has a big family and loved everyone even if he didn’t say it much.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Leona Brown; and brother, Robert Brown Jr.
He is survived by his children, Renee and Duran “Bean” Brown; his parents, Juanita and Doug (stepdad) Youngman; his sister, Robyn Brown; and three grandchildren.
A wake will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Poplar Cultural Center. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Poplar Cultural Center. Interment will follow at Riverside Presbyterian Cemetery. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements.