James "Pepaw" Brown
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Surrounded by his family and friends, James Robert Brown, 57, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Mitchell Village Care Center. Jim was born November 15, 1955 in Eldora, IA to Robert and Jane (Woodstock) Brown. He found great joy in fishing, camping, cooking and tinkering around in his mancave. He also liked to watch and play hockey. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Left to remember Jim with smiles and laughter are his wife, Debra; three daughters, Melissa, Kindra (Jeremy) and Chrissy; seven cherished grandchildren; his mother, Jane and two brothers, David (Rosemary) and Paul (Laura). Jim was preceded in death by his father, Robert; brother, Thomas and his beloved canine companion, Pokey Lowrider.
Honoring Jim's wishes, family and friends will are invited to gather for a private memorial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the family to purchase a small memorial to be placed in Jim's honor.
Eye of the tiger Dad. Forever our Superhero. Proud of you.
Merle Hay Funeral Home - Des Moines
4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310
Published in Des Moines Register on July 16, 2013