David Franklin Brown
December 31, 1949 – January 11, 2023
Dave passed away peacefully but unexpectedly, after a long battle with cancer, in Bracebridge, Ontario, on January 11, 2023, in his 73rd year. Loving and proud father of David Jr. Brown (Tracy Windsor), Michael (Wendy) Evans, Adam Brown, Matthew Brown (Laurie Mundy), Tom Brown (Jackie Arbuckle), and Kimberly Brown (Dave Hoyle). Adoring Papa of Daniel, David, Conner and Lucas, Leia, Wyatt and Hayden, Wesley, Ella and Griffin, Liam, Nova and Ensleigh and Chase. Dave will be missed by his remaining sister, Dorothy and his Nieces and Nephews.
Dave was a successful Millwright and Mechanic. He enjoyed going to car races, scuba diving and loved flying. Everything he did he put his all into it. Dave’s greatest joys in life were his kids and grandkids……..and fast, old cars. If Dave wasn’t at work, he was in the garage with one of his kids or a grandkid. He wanted nothing more than for his family to work hard and succeed in life and to be happy.
Dave loved unconditionally, deeply and wholeheartedly. Loved by so many, he will be missed but never forgotten.
A visitation will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Billingsley Funeral Home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and again on Saturday from 11-12 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Billingsley Funeral Home at 12 p.m. Reception to follow. For those unable to attend the funeral service, live streaming will be available and can be accessed in the service section below. As an expression of sympathy memorial gifts to the Canadian Cancer Research Society in lieu of flowers would be greatly appreicated by his family.