James William Brown, 73, of Middletown, passed away on April 26, 2017, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 1, 1944, in Elwood, and resided most of his life in Middletown.
James served his country in the National Guard.
He retired from Delco Remy and was a farmer and gardener.
James is survived by his loving spouse of 48 years, Penny (Carpenter) Brown; daughters, Loree D. White and Kerry D. (Jason) Brown-Lewis; siblings, Mary Richard, Dorothy (Jim) Snowden, and Daniel (Bonnie) Brown; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Anna Marie and Daniel John Brown.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held in the Community Room at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, Anderson, on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com.
Published on  April 27, 2017