Jim Howard Brown was born February 4, 1955 in Lebanon, Missouri to Harold and Roberta Price Brown and passed away on January 31, 2021 at the age of 65 years, 11 months and 27 days.
Jim made a profession of faith in Christ at an early age and at the time of his passing had been a longtime, active and faithful member of Stoutland Baptist Church, where he also served as a Deacon for 44 years. The fellowship and love from his church family was precious to him.
On February 9, 1974 Jim married Marie Gregory.
Jim graduated from Stoutland High School with the Class of 1973. He was active in his community and held memberships with numerous clubs and organizations. He was a member of the Lebanon Host Lions Club, Gideons International Lebanon Camp, and he was a Mason, holding membership with Laclede Lodge #83 as well as Laclede County Shrine Club. He was on the Stoutland School Board for 17 years and also a member of the water board for public works in Stoutland. He was on the Council of Churches Benevolence Board and for many years he was a fire inspector, which he truly loved and took great pride in.
He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan and knew the stats of nearly every player. He also enjoyed watching Kansas City Chiefs football. He loved reading the newspaper, from all over. It truly was a hobby of his to keep up on current events by reading.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Roberta Brown; and one grandson, Davin Brown.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marie; one son, Clifton Brown (Tracy) Lebanon, Missouri; one brother, Dennis Brown of Marshfield, Missouri; one granddaughter, Jaessa Brown; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2021 at the Shadel’s Colonial Chapel in Lebanon, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the Shadel’s Colonial Chapel in Lebanon, Missouri.
Burial was at the Stoutland Cemetery following the service.
Arrangements under the direction of the Shadel’s Colonial Chapel in Lebanon, Missouri.