We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
Edward Andrew Brown, Jr was born on May 18, 1941 in Burtonsville, Maryland and passed away on September 13, 2022 in Laurel, Maryland.
He was the son of the late Edward Andrew Brown, Sr and Dorothy (Margaret) Beall Brown, he is husband of Annette B. Mellor; father of Edward Andrew Brown, III ("Andy") and his wife Michele Malatt Brown; step-father of Virginia McLemore (husband Jim), Anne Waltemeyer, Christian Hedrich, II (late) (wife Debbie), Robert Hedrich, Jr. (late) (wife Melanie); grandfather of Sarah (Elizabeth) Brown Randall (husband Stephen) and Kaitlin Alissa Brown; step-grandfather of Jennifer Noel (husband Chris), Christine De Baca (husband Jason), Byron Waltemeyer (wife Jen), Stephen Waltemeyer (wife Kim), Christian Hedrich, III (wife Amanda), James Hedrich (wife Ashlynn), Stacey Hedrich, Megan Riggin (husband Josh) and Andrea Hedrich; brother of Edwina “Winnie” (Elizabeth) Brown Radford (husband Lee), Joan “Joanie” Margaret Brown (husband Harold) and the late William “Billy” Michael Brown, Sr., Mary Louise Richardson and Francis “Tootsie” Brown; he is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was a retired Master Plumber, was a member of the IHRA and MRA and he received many car show awards for antique cars. Eddie had a life-long interest in cars and racing. He shared his love of classic cars with his wife Annette and was a vital part of her bus company, Mellor’s Bus Service. Drag racing in his 60’s and well into his 70’s earned him the name “Pops” by his car buddies. He valued his family and friendships above all else. Denny’s breakfast meals shared with friends and all-you-can-eat crabs with family were favorite activities to connect with others. He was ever present at birthdays, cookouts, and other celebrations.
A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, 7474 Washington Blvd. , Elkridge, Maryland 21075 on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 1:00 PM. After the service the family welcomes you to attend a reception in the church hall.
Please make memorial donations to the Leukemia Foundation