Corey Davis Brown passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
A native of Asheville, he was born July 5, 1993 to Dale and Michelle (Davis) Brown. Corey was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Obie and Peggy Brown.
Corey graduated from AC Reynolds High School in 2011 where he took pride in being part of the drum line of the Green Stars Marching Band. He attended Mars Hill University where he was a member of the school band’s drum line. He later played percussion in the Asheville Community band for a number of years. Corey also enjoyed playing all sports and enjoyed Harry Potter, Star Wars, and was an avid gamer.
In addition to his parents, Corey is survived by his sister, Shelby Brown of Greenville, SC; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Betty Davis of Fairview; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbors, and special friends.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Rev. Randy Sherrill and Rev. Dr. Stephen Ray officiating. Family and friends will be received 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Burial will follow in Patty’s Chapel Cemetery, Fletcher.
Memorial contributions in Corey’s memory may be made to A.C. Reynolds High School, 1 Rocket Dr., Asheville, NC 28803. Please write “band, in memory of Corey Brown” in the memo line.