Mike was born in Marblehead, Mass., on Jan. 15, 1942, to Carl and Nathalie Brown. He attended the University of Colorado and New York University. Mike had a successful 30-year career with IBM. Throughout his career, he and his family lived in New Milford, Conn., Flowermound, Texas, and on Lake Norman. For the past two years, he and his wife have resided in Davidson.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Lucia Brown, his daughter, Patricia Brown, of Washington, D.C., his son, Jeffrey Brown, of Hong Kong, his grandson, Nicholas Holden Cooper, son-in law, Lane Cooper, and daughter-in law Christine Chen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Nathalie Brown, his brother, Dr. Neil Brown and his Aunt Berle Holden.
Mike was a fun loving and caring man who enjoyed spending time with his family on Lake Norman. His quick wit, spontaneity and creativity will be deeply missed.
To celebrate Mike’s life, please join the family for visitation on Wednesday, May 25, 7-9 a.m., at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, 16901 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Funeral services will be at St. Therese Catholic Church, 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, on Thursday May 26 at 11 a.m.
Contributions in Mike’s memory may be made to The Community Pregnancy Center of Mooresville, 212 Caldwell Avenue, Mooresville, NC, 28115; or Charlotte Rescue Mission, 7020 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28227-8123.
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting the family. www.raymerfuneralhome.org.