Mr. James Thomas Brown, 93, of Lake City passed away on Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Health Center of Lake City. He was born in Lake City to the late Thomas and Lallie Green Brown. Mr. Brown was a graduate of Columbia High School class of 1941 and a United States Army
Veteran of the WWII
era. He retired in 1982 from Glidden-Durkee in Jacksonville and moved back to Lake City to enjoy his retirement and to be close to his grandchildren. Mr. Brown was of the Baptist faith and member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. He was an avid gardener, a passionate Florida Gator Football Fan, enjoyed fishing and spending as much time as possible with all his grandchildren. Mr. Brown was a regular at the "Old Times Country Buffet" in Lake City. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Mrs. Margaret Ruth Nix Brown.
Survivors include his son, Leon J. Brown (Jane), St. Augustine; his daughter, Bernice Brown (Gary R. O'Gwynn), Crystal River; one brother, Earl Brown, one sister, Evy Mae Brown, both of Lake City; two granddaughters, Holly McGlashan( Jim) and their three children Kendall, Hunter and Sam , Newberry, and Natalie Magee (George), and their three children, Kyle, Taylor and Coleman, Gainesville.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the Memorial Cemetery in Lake City with Rev. James Roberts officiating. Interment will follow. Friends are welcome to gather at the cemetery from 10-10:30 for a time of visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of GUERRY Funeral Home, Lake City. Please sign the guestbook at www.guerryfuneralhome.net