Jack Henderson Brown

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Jack Henderson Brown, age 84, of Dawsonville passed away June 23, 2012, at his home. Jack was born July 1, 1927, to Lewis H. Brown and Ethyl (McCord) Brown in Dames Ferry, where he spent his early childhood before moving to Atlanta with his family.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific. Jack returned to Atlanta where he met and married Ruby Lee Hulsey of Buford on July 1, 1949. He and Ruby would have celebrated 63 years of marriage and his 85th birthday on July 1 2012.
Jack worked for General Motor's at the Lakewood plant in Atlanta and retired after 27 years of service. He was a Free Mason for most of his adult life and an active member in several churches, to include being a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Cedar Grove. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing, however, fishing was his favorite.
Jack is survived by his wife, Ruby Brown; three children, Larry Brown and wife Pattie, Judi Atkins, Pat Brown and wife Lynn; six grandchildren, Cyndi Haight and husband Jeremy, Holli Hughes and husband Curtis, Kerry Gentry and husband Randy, Jaime Pino and husband Danny, Dalton Brown, Dylan Brown; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Kathryn Freeman; brother, Lee Brown; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Jack Brown was a husband, father and friend. He was known to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren as "Daddy Jack". He will be greatly missed, always loved and never forgotten.
A funeral service will be held June 26 at 1 p.m. at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Burial will be at Peachtree Memorial Park in Norcross. Visitation will be held Monday, June 25, from 7-9 p.m.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming
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Cumming, GA 30040
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Published in Forsyth County News from June 25 to June 28, 2012
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