He was the son of the late Charley Brown and Lillie Brown. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Charmie Ruth Brown; and three children: Diane Brown and twin boys Ray and Robert Brown; his brothers: Jackson Brown, Warren Brown and Virgil Brown; and his sisters: Nora Davis, Omie Kibbler, Lillian Kerr and Carrie Pippenger.
He was retired from Honeywell/Bendix with more than 15 years of service and was a very active member of the Washington Avenue Baptist Church.
He is survived by his sons: Lester Brown of McDonald and Charles Brown and Rickie Brown, both of Cleveland; grandchildren: Jennifer Branch, Jeffery Brown, Tim Goins and Marion Hardwick; his sister, Frances Brown; a brother, John Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held today, March 10, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Beecher White and the Revs. Daniel White and Jackie Epperson officiating.
A graveside service and Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery with deacons of the church serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends today from 5 until 7 at the funeral home.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with the family by going to www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.