Hundreds show up for Archie Brown funeral
Faith and community- it's what Archie Brown's family says is helping them get by as they lay their loved one to rest. Brown was shot and killed after accidentally hitting a child with his van. The child's uncle then shot and killed him
His sister Tina Hill-Freeman says she's praying and wants the community to focus on forgiveness so there aren't any other situations like this. She says he made a huge impact on his life, \"He was my hero. So this is very hard for me.\"
Brown was known for being a business man in the African American community and took people in off the street when they needed help.
Jenny Hawees says Archie was a huge help to those in need, \"He'd basically take anyone off the street, we'd be like Archie we have this guy has no money and nowhere to live and he'd come pick him up.\"
Lynnetta Davis a friend said, \"It's overwhelming for a positive person to pass away tragically.\"
His sister and his family says they'd like people to remember not how he died, but to learn from how he lived.