James Edward Brothers

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I grew up across the street from Jim on Oak street In Eureka Kansas. We had a lot of good times growing up in our neighborhood. We moved to Texas in 1961 and I didn't get to see him again for quite some time. Reunited at a all classes reunion in Eureka about seven of eight years ago. Listened to him and his band part at the reunion. Great concert. Really going to miss visiting with him.
Wesley Thompson, Alvin Texas


I too had Mr. Brothers as my art teacher at Emporia High. We all thought of him as hip. I'll never forget his purple metal flake corvette! Steve Goldsberry

Sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Loved his work, especially that done for the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia.

What memories we shared from the time Jim first visited Rosalea's Hotel in Harper in the early 70s and bought that vintage black 1890s suit...it ft him to a "t'!

I had mr. brothers as my art teacher at emporia high school. always remembered him fondly. a group of us would frequently have lunch with him in the art room. such a kind man.

I had the pleasure of working with Jim for two years ('70-'72) in Kansas City with Wyandotte county social services. He clearly thought for himself and did not respect boundaries that limited others; I came to have great respect for him. I occasionally over the years would stop and see him in Lawrence to "catch up" and was very pleased at the acceptance that his art had achieved. He was a genial, humble, funny, and brilliant man. I shall miss our visits. Peace be with you.

I am so sorry for your loss. May the God who is binding up the brokenhearted and comforting those mourning be of comfort to you during this most difficult time. (Isa. 61:1, 2)

Please accept my condolences. May the family's faith in God strengthen you during this difficult time.


James's Obituary

James Edward "Jim" BrothersA visitation for James Edward "Jim" Brothers, 72, Lawrence will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Private burial will be held at Vinland Cemetery. He died Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at his home.Jim...

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