James Donald “Brownie” Brown, 84, passed away on February 11, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on January 8, 1936 to the late James Ivan and Blonda (Swick) Brown.
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James is survived by his brother, John Edward Brown of Cannonsburg, PA; nephews, Wilbur Cook and his wife Rhonda of Lumberport, WV, Bobby Brown and his wife Julie of Michigan; niece, Becky DeBerry and her husband Jay, of Isaac’s Creek, WV; great-nieces, Ashley Bice and her husband Brandon of Lumberport, WV, Emily Cook of Lumberport, WV, Jade DeBerry; great- nephew, Cole DeBerry and Colin Brown; great-great nieces, Katie and Sophie Bice; along with several nieces and nephews; special friend Cody Elder of Lumberport.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Shirley Ann Brown; sister, Genevieve Griffith; brothers, Charles M. Brown and Robert Lynn Brown.
Brownie retired from the Lumberport Shinnston Gas Company with 28 years of service. He loved spending time with his neighbors as they sat on the porch reminiscing and telling stories. Brownie enjoyed hunting, and was a “Ford” man; he could fix just about anything and would lend a helping hand to anyone in need. If you needed to borrow something he was there.
Friends will be received at the Harmer Funeral Home, 300 Pike St., Shinnston on Friday,
February 14, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a funeral service on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Chad Hutson officiating.
Interment will following at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery.
Online memories and condolences may be shared at www.harmerfuneralhome.com
A service of Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.