Ernest Benjamin Brown Jr. (Ernie), 83 of New London was called home on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023. He was born on September 17th, 1939, in Conway, South Carolina, to his mother, Essie Brown, and father, Ernest Benjamin Brown Sr. (predeceased)
Ernie relocated to Connecticut, where he resided in New London County and met his longtime companion -Toni Congress of 51 years.
Ernie worked at General Dynamics Electric Boat as a welder. He had hobbies of photography, fishing and enjoyed the outdoors. He spent most of his time with his spouse. They were inseparable.
Ernie was a sociable, charming, and kind individual. He served in the military and was also a member of the Elks Club.
Ernie was blessed with nine children and was known in the New London community as "Pop" to most.
Ernie is survived by his spouse Toni Congress; his children, Myla Brown, Melissa Brown, Kutanna Brown, Travon Brown, Travis Brown, and Twonne Davis.
He is also survived by 31 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
He was also predeceased by his sons Ernest Young, Derrick Brown, daughter Sharon Brown and granddaughter Letitia Brown.
Ernest (Ernie) will forever be loved and missed by his family and friends.