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DOWNIE, Vernon “Papa Bun” Frederick

Date of death: April 30, 2021

Date of birth: October 17, 1942

Age: 79


  • Spouse: Birley (Brooks)

  • Children: Frederick, Eric, Dwight, Evelyn, Marina, Wanda, Chantel, and Tiffany

  • Grandchildren: 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren

  • Parents: Evelyn Downey and Eric Armstrong

  • Siblings: David Downey, Karen Downey, Graham, Theodore, Donald, George, Robert, Edward, and Phyllis Braithwaite.

Service: Graveside service, by invitation only, will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 1 p.m. in East Preston United Baptist Church Cemetery.

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