Jimmy L “Jim” Brown obituary 1938~2022


Jimmy L “Jim” Brown, 83, of Chambersburg, passed away on June 29, 2022 at Brookview Health Care Center.

Jimmy L “Jim” Brown
Jimmy L “Jim” Brown

Born July 30, 1938 in Birmingham, AL, he was a son of the late Leonard O. and Edna Vail Brown.

Jim earned his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina. He was employed as a District Manager for Verizon until his retirement. An avid golfer, he enjoyed golfing with friends who along with his family, will miss him greatly.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Phyllis Brown, whom he married on February 8, 1963; two daughters, Kimberley Dunworth of Frederick, MD and Laura Brown (husband Mark Cope) of Truckee, CA; three grandchildren, Matthew, Robert and Kelly; and one brother, Jerry V. Brown.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard O. Brown, Jr.

Services and interment will be private. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA.

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