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James Jimmy Brown

April 14, 1940 - July 18, 2012

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James Hall Brown (Jimmy Brown)
It is with overwhelming sadness that we share the news of the death of our Father, Brother, uncle and friend. Jimmy Brown.
He was born In Spittalfield Perth Scotland April 14th 1940 and died peacefully at home July 18th 2012. Jim was predeceased by his parents, James Brown and Elizabeth (Betty) Brown and his eldest son Jim Brown.
He will be sadly missed by his family; wife Iness Brown, daughter Rhonda Brown and son Greg Brown. His twin brother Hendry, brother Ted (Judy), sister Betha Coleman, sister Christine (Jim) and Jack Ayer; his long time childhood friend who has been with him like a true brother.
As well as his five beautiful grand-daughters, Heather, Krista, Alyssa, Stefanie and Little Heather, seven great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and beloved friend Sandy who was his best friend and companion.
Jim enjoyed the company of his friends at the Elks in Duncan, his friends at the AA Alano Club and Duncan Manor where his spent his last years. Jim will be remembered by his laughter by all who knew him and had met him.
Jimmy loved driving the highways of BC as a long haul truck driver where he met many people and loved the freedom of the open road. As at his request his ashes will be spread on the highways he spent much of his life on.
At his request there will be no service. In lieu of flowers we ask that you make a donation to the Food Bank as Jim liked to help others in need and he would feel honored with this choice.
We Love you Jimmy Brown

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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Terry Bourgoin
Relation: Through my dear friend, Sandy.

Please know that my prayers & thoughts are with you all during this sad time. I never met Jim but through Sandy, I felt I knew him well. I know he will be dearly missed & those who knew him will carry fond memories in their hearts. My deepest sympathies. God Bless You.

From: Al Lawrence
Relation: I knew Jimmy well, in the '50's

Jimmy, I remember the good times. Happy trails.

From: Sandy Bitner
Relation: girlfriend/companion

My precious Jim,
Never have I known a man so full of love and kindness for all.No matter where we went there was joyous stories to tell . Old and new friends just thrilled to see you .Laughter could be heard for blocks.You had a gift for making everyone feel special.You brought out the best in people.You would go miles out of your way to get something for someone in need.You made life so much fun for us.To see you so happy here at Duncan Manor was pure joy. You will be my love for the rest of my life.It was a great honour to be beside you.I share my grief with all of your family whom you loved deeply and with lifelong friends like Bonnie and Janis who were there for you no matter what.You are now at peace and for that I am grateful.Congratulations on achieving all your goals!!Your spirit will be in me forever xoxo Sandy

From: Sally & Doug
Relation: Sandys awesome boyfriend

Was so wonderful to have known you Jim, you were such a thoughtful and loving person, feeling very honoured to have been able to have spent time with you ..Kind to both our sweetie, Sandy and especially to her Mom, one that you took such a genuine interest in. Thank you…

From: Phyl Ingram
Relation: friend

Thank you Jimmy for being a light, a warmth, a smile, an encouraging word, a genuine happy laugh, a kindness beyond measure, a true friend. Thank you for every, “One Day At A Time”. You are tattooed upon my heart; Forever. Miss you terribly.

From: Wade Bergman
Relation: Nephew

I won’t ever forget your hearty laughter at our family gatherings when I was a kid.

I’m fortunate to have gotten to know you better when I was in my twenties and you would come and visit me for coffee at my work.

I moved away for 10 years and lost touch, but I I’m happy we crossed paths when I was passing through Duncan last summer and we got to visit.

Rest In Peace, Uncle Jimmy.

I hope that you can be reunited with your son (Jimmy) and with Granny and Grandpa for a new start.

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