Jimmy T. Brown of Stony Point passed away after a two-year battle with cancer at his home on Thursday, September 30, 2021. He was born in Vivian, La., on August 27, 1948, to the late J.T. and Bernice Wood Brown and raised in Atlanta, Texas.
Mr. Brown served in the US Navy in Reconnaissance Attack Squadron Heavy 3 during the Vietnam War. He met his wife of 44 years, the late Martha Cates Brown of Statesville, N.C., in Atlanta, Ga., while on leave. He had varied professions in his life , including breaking horses, pipe fitter, truck driver, co-owner of J&M Mobile Home Repair and Shiloh Antiques. He retired from auto truck transport in Cleveland, N.C. He was an Assistant Scout Master for BSA Troops 376 and 609 and a member of American Legion Post 65, DAV Chapter 34, and an NRA Patron Member.
He enjoyed IMSA competition pistol, classic muscle cars, and good music. He was a loving husband and father that always provided for his family. He saw a lot of this world in his time, and always planned to see more. May his spirit fly high and see all that he couldn’t see on this earth.
He is survived by his son, Glenn Brown (Amber Stoerrle) of Stony Point and sister Ellen Brown O’Rear (Jerry) of Atlanta, Texas, along with sister-in-law Nora Cates Sliney (Bill) of Rock Hill, S.C.
We wish to thank the Oncology Department at the W.G. Bill Hefner VA and Hospice of Alexander County.
In lieu of flowers, we ask to donate to the Mt. Hermon Lutheran Church building fund or DAV Chapter 34.
Burial will take place in the Mt. Hermon Lutheran Church Cemetery at a later date.
Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.nicholsonfunerals.com.
Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.