James Brown, Jr.

Obituary of James Andrew Brown, Jr.

James (Jimmy) Andrew Brown, Jr. left this world in a peaceful manner on October 16, 2021, enjoying life for 95 years. He was born on September 20, 1926. Jimmy was preceded in death by his father James A. Brown, Sr., mother, Enid Spence Brown, stepmother Ethal Crabtree Brown, and sister Virginia Brown. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Eleanor Ring Brown; daughter, Victoria Brown; sister, Margaret Brown Spraker; sister-in-law & brother-in-law, Imogene & Don Orfield; and nieces and nephews also survive. Jimmy enjoyed life as a husband, an owner/operator of cattle trucks and then operated gasoline tankers. Afterwards he became an automobile salesperson until he retired. Jimmy also spent 2 years in the US Army stationed most of his time in Italy. Graveside services will be held 4 P.M. Tuesday October 19, 2021, at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, conducted by Pastor Grady Beaver. Rural Retreat American Legion Post # 229 will conduct Military graveside rites. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. John’s Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 300, Wytheville, VA 24382. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.