Ernest Byerly Brown

May 18, 2020

Ernest Byerly Brown, 33, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Ernest was born on October 20, 1986, in Pensacola, Florida, to Gene and Renee Brown. He graduated from Pensacola Private School of Liberal Arts and ITT Technical School. Ernest attended Highland Baptist Church. He enjoyed music, playing his guitar and spending time with his family. His contagious laugh and willingness to help others will always be remembered.

Ernest was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Willard B. Brown and Charles O. Van Ling.

He is survived by his parents, Gene and Renee Brown; brothers, Jeffery Brown and Justin (Britney) Brown; brothers at heart, Preston Eddings and Christopher Green; sister at heart, Annie Eddings; grandparents, Ernest (Junie) and Dorothy Sellers, Minnie Van Ling and Joyce Brown; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Blake Brown, Elliot Brown, Paul Robinson II, Pete Lauter, Ryan McIlwain and Mitchell Dunn. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Hopper, James Docherty, Joseph Diamond and Danny Bear Comer.


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