Brown ~ Steven R Brown was born June 28,1965 to Charles Alston and Maude Brown. He was raised in Jacksonville, Florida and attended Duval County Schools. Upon graduating high school, Steven enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After being honorably discharged, he was employed by the Boy Scouts of America, then on to managing after school programs throughout the city. Steven started working within the Duval County Public School System where he was still actively employed at the time of death. He also held a position at the Jacksonville Job Corp.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Gregory Franks, Jr.; parents, Charlie Alston and Maude Brown; brothers, Ernest Brown, David Thomas; and godmother, Ruby Peterson. Steven is survived by children Gregory Franks, Alyssha and Dejonae Brown; grandchildren, Jakyiah, Nina, Jordan, Antrell, Peyton, Bailey, Bradley, Ryleigh Franks, Kamrynn Nicholas; siblings, Michael Thomas, Laura Phillips, Yvonne, Charles, Debra, Clinton, Clifford, Teresa, Loretta Alston, Jennifer Brown-Sawyer (Larry), Stacey Alston, Erika and Erik Brown; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, god brother, god sisters, best friend/brother Darrell Allen and the stoop.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Steven R. Brown, 11 AM Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at The Soutel Chapel. Visitation Tuesday from 5 – 7 PM. Because of the love of his family, arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Drive, 904.924.9400.
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