Lowellville - Joseph P. Brown, 33, of Lowellville, died of injuries sustained by a hit and run vehicle early Wednesday morning, March 13, 2019.
Joey was born January 3, 1986 in Manteca, CA, son of Joseph Bova and Leona Richards Brown.
In 1989, Joey and his family returned to area and he was raised in Struthers and Lowellville where he attended both Struthers and Lowellville grade schools. While in Struthers, Joey excelled in youth football. He later attended Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. Joey worked as a roofer for Allstar Exterior Construction in Struthers. Through out the years, Joey enjoyed helping his father with their horses on the family farm in Lowellville. Joey will forever be remembered for his warm smile and good heart by his loving family and friends.
He leaves his father, Joseph Bova and step-mother, Ruth Holmes of Lowellville; his mother, Leona Richards Brown of Conway, AK; siblings, Joseph (Sherri) Bova, Jason Bova, and Jennifer (Calvin) Patterson all of Struthers, Jayson Brown of AK, Steven Brown of Canfield, and Bill Brown of Struthers; grandfather, Vince Bovo of Lowellville; grandmother, Mabel Richards of CA; eight nieces and nephews; numerous aunts and uncles; many cousins; and his special friend, Rhiannon.
Joey was preceded in death by his grandmother, Patricia Bovo and grandfather, Bill Richards.
A Memorial Service celebrating his life will be held Sunday, 6:00 p.m. at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, Lowellville.
Friends may call Sunday prior to the service from 4-5:45 p.m. at the funeral home.