Former City Treasurer Kevin Brown Dies
by Craig Richards,
ATLANTA - Former City Treasurer Kevin Brown has passed away in Atlanta Georgia. Brown died Tuesday February 2nd. Kevin A. Brown (09/28/1962-02/02/2021. Family members provided the following information as they were preparing for his funeral. .
Kevin A. Brown, Petersburg's first African-American city treasurer, passed away on February 2, 2021 in his home in Atlanta, GA due to natural causes. In addition to proudly & humbly serving the community, he was an activist.
Brown started his life as a pupil in Lakeview, Long Island, NY by way of Brooklyn, NY in 1962. He graduated Malverne High School in 1980 and went on to further his education at the prestigious Morehouse College. He graduated from the College in 1988 with a Bachelor's degree in Banking & Finance, and went on to work for Sears, Georgia-Pacific, Capital Source, and Suntrust before running for public office in 2008.
The family also stated that there will be no in-person service, but the virtual service will be held on Saturday @ 7PM. Whoever would like to attend can contact the family via social media.
Brown returned to Atlanta in 2017 after an 8-year term in office in Petersburg. He is survived by his wife, Gloria; his two children, Carrington & Miles.