Shawn Anthony Brown

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Shawn Anthony Brown was born February 27, 1971 in Columbus, Ohio to Theresa Brown and Leroy Thompson of Columbus, Ohio. He departed this life unexpectedly, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

Shawn attended many different Columbus City Schools. He was a member of numerous Pop Warner football teams around the city, he also played basketball at Milo Grogan and Barack Recreation Centers. Shawn was involved in many sports and activities at numerous recreation centers but mainly Karnes Park. Shawn was a superior athlete and won many awards in various sports including breakdancing, wrestling, and baseball.

Shawn accepted God as his Lord and saviour and placed God first in everything he pursued. Shawn was a devoted son, father, brother, uncle, and special friend to many. Whether you knew him by S.A.B, Brown, Pops, or Jigga, he gave his heart to all those who managed to cross his path. He was confident, nutring, and always provided advice, guidance, and lots of love. He will be greatly missed by all.

He was preceded in death by grandmothers, Christine Brown and Mollie Johnson; mother, Theresa Brown; uncles, Raymond Johnson, Anthony Johnson, Rodney Brown, and Barry Dillard.

Shawn is survived by his father; Leroy Thompson (Karen Thompson); son, Darin Edwards; daughters, Myshawn Tyler, Honesty Tyler, Shawntele Tyler, and Lena Tyler; granddaughter, Myari Johnson; siblings, Tejaun Mccamey, Stephen Brown (Kim Grayes), Corletha White, Shannelle Brown, and Sharmon Brown; aunts, Ericka Brown, Rochelle Dillard (Johnny Hairston), and Brenda Thompson; uncles, Ricky Brown, Larry Brown, Timothy Johnson, Roy Lee Thompson, Lonnie Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and special friends.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.

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  1. Colt ( Trigg) Robinette

    Sorry for the family’s loss!! Another Lifelong Friend gone!!

  2. Patricia Dickerson

    This is surreal!! I can hear your voice as I type this message. I hope you know and I am sure that you do just how much your family loves you. Rest peacefully and I know that we will have you in our hearts, thoughts and prayers forever.

  3. Shannelle Brown

    Shawn there were so many things we didn’t get the chance to say, so many memories we shared both good and bad, so many times you would drive me bananas but no matter what I could never stay angry at you. I always knew when you truly needed me you didn’t have to say anything I just knew and would show up for you. You watched over me when I was younger and had the slickest way of putting me up on game, just like mommy. A part of me left last week and just like with mommy I feel so incomplete. You were your best you when helping others. You were truly your mothers son. I can’t seem to fathom the words needed to tell the world how much you meant to me. This hurts so bad. I use to brag about having the coolest, the flyest big brother in the world. I knew you hurt in many ways we couldn’t imagine but I seen you fight until the fear subsided. You will always be my favorite “fly guy” brother and each day I’m allowed to see I will continue making you proud.
    Your Little Sister

  4. Shane thompkins

    Was good pimpn your brother-in-law here it would always warm my heart to see u and to hear u say wasup “suga shane”. Truly gone to soon u will always be my man’s this hurts more than u can imagine .rest up big dogg till we meet again…luv u bro bro!!!

  5. Kimberly Logan

    My condolences to the Brown family. Growing up Shannelle was like a best friend/sister and Shawn was the coolest big brother. Although I haven’t seen the family in some years your death is like losing the big brother I never had. May you rest in eternal peace. My prayers are with the family, for peace, during your time of bereavement.

  6. Tejaun mccamey

    To my little brother Shawn. I’m sorry we didnt share that much time together in life, but we got introduced to each other late in life. That’s when my life was taken a turn of moving around to different places in the world. But when I made it in town and someone would tell me you was around the corner. I would brake my neck just to have a minute or two with my brother which made the trip of coming home better than ever. I’m sorry I didn’t get the chance to meet your family, but I know their all great like you. Little Bro I will miss you alot. Some day I will see you again and we can hang out and catch up on time. LOVE YOU ALWAYS LITTLE BRO.

  7. Turoe Manago-Brown

    RIP.. to my father Shawn. I hate we lost contact my condolences to the family. Theresa I miss you grandma! If you happened to see this message. I’m living in Charlotte NC. Please call me 980 446 0334… much love!!

  8. I miss you dad so much we all miss you !!!!! I had myari you would of loved her ik your looking over us it’s been hard – MYMY YOUR OLDET LOVE YOU FOREVER HUSTLE IN PEACE

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