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Edward McCoy “Mack” Brown


Edward McCoy Brown, aka “Mack,” 70, of Pikeville died peacefully on November 1, 2016.

Mack as he was known by all was a lifelong farmer, hunter, and fisherman. He enjoyed and lived life to its fullest. He worked most of his life as a building contractor. Mack was of the Baptist faith and was a member and attended First Southern Baptist Church (FSBC) in Pikeville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton Paul and Mauvine Brown; and an infant brother, J. Lee Brown.

Left behind to cherish Mack’s memory are his wife of 24 years, Roberta Daschke Brown; children, Paul (Kim) Brown, both of Pikeville, Kim (Chris) Howard of Matthews, North Carolina, Lisa (Rocky) Evans and Laurie Harris (Michael Music), both of Pikeville; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren (plus one on the way); a brother, Richard “Dick” (Judy) Brown of Pikeville; two sisters; Faye Robertson of Crossville, and Doris (Earl) Morgan of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends, especially his “breakfast crew” at Scotties.

A Memorial Service celebrating Mack’s life was held on Saturday, November 5, at 11:00 a.m. at FSBC with Rev. Jim Whitaker and Bro. Albert Roberts officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to your favorite charity in Mack’s memory.

Online condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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