Skip to content

Willie Eugene Brown: Tabor City

1972 – 2022

     Willie Eugene Brown of Tabor City passed away Thursday, Feb. 17, at McLeod-Seacoast hospital in Little River. He was 49.

     Born Nov. 20, 1972, in Gaston County, he was the son of Billy Eugene Brown and Brenda Faye Simmons Brown. He was the owner and operator of Eugene’s Towing and Recovery in Tabor City.

     He was preceded in death by a nephew, Bubba Brown.

     In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sons, Willie Brown, Jr., Blade Brown, Bentley Brown, and Aiden Thomas; a daughter, Kelsy Brown; a brother, Darrell Brown; and a sister, Lynn Brown.

     A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service in Gastonia, officiated by Pastor Gene Bates.

     A second memorial service was planned for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Jones Street Baptist Church, 115 Jones Street in Tabor City.

     A guest register is available here.