Obituary of Kwan Antonio Brown Jr.
Kwan Antonio Brown Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 25, 1994. He was the only child born from the union of Kwan Antonio Brown Sr. and LaShaun Renee (Winston) Jean-Louis. He attended Christancy Elementary School and was a 2013 graduate of Monroe High School. Kwan was a phenomenal athlete, lettering two years on the Trojan football team as their starting quarterback both years. He also earned three Varsity letters as a member of the track team.
As a young man, Kwan enjoyed BMX trick bike riding and skateboarding. He was always doing something crazy, showing off his newest move. Kwan loved life and was quite the lady’s man. He put much effort into his personal appearance lifting weights to stay physically fit. He had a great sense of humor and kept everyone around him rolling with his quick wit. Although he loved to rap and thought he had great musical talent, it wasn’t until recently that his momma said he finally found the rhythm.
Kwan was always on the go. His personality kept him running at full steam all the time. He was passionate about his own life and those he loved and shared those passions with everyone around him. One of those passions was riding motorcycles. He loved the freedom that came from being on a bike and he always felt like Ricky Bobby, the faster the better.
Kwan seemed to be happy all the time and his smile was unstoppable. He could change the feel in any room he walked into and warm the coldest heart. Recently, he took a position with Elwood Staffing and was employed as a warehouse laborer at Kamco Industries, Inc. Kwan had a strong faith in Christ and worshipped regularly at the Oaks of Righteousness Christian Ministries Center.
Kwan Antonio Brown Jr., age 28, of Monroe passed away on Monday; May 29, 2023, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident that occurred at North Telegraph and Newport Roads.
To cherish his memory, he leaves his loving parents: Kwan Antonio Brown Sr. and LaShaun Renee Winston; maternal grandparents: Eva Winston and John Crutcher; paternal grandparents: Cheryl Brown and Albert Cleaves; three sisters: LaNyse Winston, Lundyn Jean-Louis, LaChelle Jean-Louis; seven brothers: Andon Ware, Keelan Brown, Ebon Brown, Justin Major, Joseph Brown, Jordan Taylor, and Kendrick Cairl; numerous cousins, aunts, and uncles; and Kingston Brown, whom he cared for as his own.
Friends may gather for the Family Hour on Saturday; June 10, 2023, from Noon until 1:00pm at Merkle Funeral Service, South Monroe; 14567 South Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48161 (734) 241-7070. A Homegoing Celebration of His Life will follow at 1:00pm also at Merkle’s with his Great Uncle, Elder Ronald Brown officiating. Following his service, a procession led by a Custom Harley Davidson Motorcycle Hearse will transport him through Downtown Monroe and conclude at the Oaks of Righteousness Christian Ministries Center. Cremation will take place at the on-site crematory, Covenant Cremation of Erie, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Brown family to assist with funeral arrangements. Online guests may visit www.merklefs.com to leave words of inspiration and comfort or share a photo.