Early in the morning on September 6, 2020, an Angel was dispatched
to escort our brother, father, uncle and friend, Mr. Grailing D. Brown
to his eternal home. Grailing was born on May 20, 1965 to the late
Frank and Colleen Brown.
Grailing was educated in the Norfolk Public School system, graduating
from Maury High School. He furthered his education at Woodrow
Wilson Public College in Fisherville, Virginia, where he graduated
Despite his disabilities, Grailing overcame many obstacles in his life.
He worked with the City of Norfolk in the department of Parks and
Forestry. He also worked for “Metal Concett” for many years.
Grailing was a very jovial person, always laughing and happy go lucky
with a big smile on his face. He loved to eat and one of his favorite
fast foods was “Cheeseburgers.” Grailing loved and was loved by his
family and his many, many friends and will be greatly missed.
Grailing leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Sandra G Brown;
his sisters, Rev. Juanita C.B. Davis (Thomas, deceased), Mrs. Katrina
Roberson, Mrs. Kimetha L. Harris (Tyrone), and Mrs. Kendal L.
Freeman; his brothers, Mr. Warnermaker Brown (Avis), Mr. Dennis
M. Brown (Margaret), Mr. Forrest C. Brown (Brenda), Mr. Kenneth
A. Brown, and Mr. Frank D. Brown (Marsha); step sons, Mr. Michael
Gordon and Mr. Sam Gordon; a step daughter, Mrs. Jessica Lopez;
three step grandchildren; thirteen nieces; eight nephews; and
numerous other relatives and friends.