Charles R.  Brown, Jr., 71, of Harrisville passed away Monday, April 2, 2012, at his residence. Born in Biloxi on March 18, 1941, a son of the late Alma (Harris) and Charles Robert Brown, Sr., Charles is survived by his wife, Linda (Hultquist) Brown; a son, Aaron (Leeanne) Brown, of Madison, AL; a daughter, Larisa (Jono) Comiskey, of Tomball, TX;  a sister, Shirley (Richard) Savage, of Lake Conroe, TX; and four grandchildren. He was retired from the Mississippi Department of Agriculture. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2012, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Springs of Praise World Outreach Center in Crystal Springs. Religious services will be held at Springs Appraise World Outreach Center on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at 1:30 pm with Rev. Darrell Blankenship officiating.  Interment will be in Pinola Cemetery, Pinola.