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From page A4 | August 06, 2014 |

Michael Brown

Dec. 9, 1965 — July 31, 2014

Michael Brown was born in Atlanta, Ga., on Dec. 9, 1965.

He spent some of his childhood in Charleston, S.C. He then made his way to Fairfield, Calif., by the time he was a young adult, and spent the rest of his years in the Bay Area. Although he tended to be somewhat of a loner, he could always strike up a conversation with anyone willing to listen because he was so very “outspoken.”

He was the one quick to say what everyone else was thinking. Mike was a very unique person, an avid family man. His favorite pastime was his loyalty to the Dallas Cowboys and the Atlanta Braves.

He was loved by many and will be truly missed by all.

In his celebration of homecoming, he leaves his loving wife of seven years, Renée Brown; children, DaKarai Evans-Brown, K’Lya Brown, Malik Brown, Harmony Evans, assumed son, James Douglas Jr.; mother, Deotha Wolfe; stepfather, Calvin Wolfe; brother Demetrius Wolfe, several step-siblings and a host of extended relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving father, Harry W. Brown.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 1735 Enterprise Dr. Fairfield, Calif. 94533.

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  • Ren'ee BrownAugust 05, 2014 - 5:09 pm

    My luv, i culdnt be any more satisfied with the life we had, made, were living and making. I thank God for every moment we shared together and u will forever b in my heart. I want u, my luving husband to Rest In Paradise. this isn't goodbye, rather a see u later LUV, MUAH xoxoxoxoxo. U won this one luv... ching to u! Your Wifey, Ren'ee BROWN

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  • Robyn maffeiAugust 05, 2014 - 7:24 pm

    Mike, my son in law I will miss you love mom

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  • jamilaAugust 05, 2014 - 8:13 pm

    Sleep well with the angels. I still can't believe this

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  • Sharon LynnAugust 06, 2014 - 1:02 am

    It's never good bye if you believe !!! R.I.P. Michael God Bless

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  • Ren'ee BrownAugust 06, 2014 - 8:41 am

    Amen Auntie

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  • adrianne frasierAugust 06, 2014 - 2:55 pm

    to deotha and renee we will always remember mike and send our heart felt love to you from us in Charleston sc that god will see you thru, at this this time in give you strength to go on and you to will see mike again. love Adrianne and family

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  • Renee BrownAugust 06, 2014 - 3:54 pm

    Thank u so much Adrianne and Family

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  • Roy and Lera PaulAugust 06, 2014 - 6:49 pm

    We send our deepest sympathy. We knew Mike when he was a teenager in California and in Germany. He was always polite and very respectful. Rest in Peace dear Mike. God bless the family. Love, Lera and Roy

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  • Norman BreeceAugust 06, 2014 - 8:24 pm

    Sorry to hear of this my condolences to his family, I have known Mike for over 20 years he was a good friend. Norman Breece Las Vegas, Nevada

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  • Renée BrownAugust 07, 2014 - 7:25 am

    Breece, over the years I know Mike had always made a point to keep in contact with u even when u moved outta state. We don't let just anybody into our home but U were always welcome. Thank you for your condolences, God Bless.

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  • Shelly Kobzeff - Lotus ApartmentsAugust 06, 2014 - 8:59 pm

    My deepest sympathy to you and the family. Mike was a great neighbor always a bright spot in my day. I pray that God will see you through and give you strength to face the days before you. Renee, Dee and family, you are in my prayers and I know Mike is safely with Our Lord and watching over us all. Rest in the presence of the Lord, Mike, we'll meet again on the other side. In His Name, Miss Shelly.

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  • Renée BrownAugust 07, 2014 - 7:20 am

    Thank you Miss Shelly. Mike and I are very private people but somehow u were able to keep up with him, maybe it was the greens? LOL Feel free to spread the word to our fellow Lotus people about his Memorial tomorrow Friday 8/8. Renée Brown

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  • Angela baxterAugust 07, 2014 - 8:34 am

    Mike you be miss by the Baxter family we love you RIP Atlanta Ga I love you cuz Ann I will see you again

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  • Kesha BuddAugust 07, 2014 - 5:32 pm

    Mike will always be remembered. The nights our families would get together at each others houses for bbq, dominoes and even just to chill for a bit. The crazy jokes him and Budd would tell. The times we all would go back & forth discussing football, and dis each others teams. LOL... we had good times, they will be remembered always. RIP Mike

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  • Curtis and Kimberly CraigAugust 08, 2014 - 8:55 am

    Sister Dee and Family, we pray God's comfort and peace surround you at this difficult time.

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  • Derrick BaxterAugust 13, 2014 - 7:25 pm

    Love you cousin I wish I could have seen you one more time R.I.P no more suffering from your family in Atlanta

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