James Lee Brown

February 10, 1947 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 75)


James Lee Brown, 75, of Bloomville, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 3, 2022, at home.

James was born February 10, 1947, in Marion, to the late John and Frieda (Gary) Brown. He married Lizabeth Ann (Smolko) in Galion on November 23, 1985 and she survives in Bloomville.

Survivors include his children, James Brown of Marion, Charity Patillo of Panama City, FL, Jeff Brown of Marion and Kristi Handly-Parsons of Pelzer, SC, a brother, Larry Brown of Marion, two step-brothers, Tracy Brown and Dee Brown both of Marion, a sister, Dorothy Clunk of Prospect, OH and a step-sister, Diane Wallace of Marion.

James was retired from Rosewood Nursing Home in Galion. He enjoyed Boating, Fishing, Hunting, Raising Specialty Birds and running a small hobby farm. James attended Marion High School and was a United States Marine Veteran serving during Vietnam.

There will be no funeral services held for James at this time. The Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their arrangements.

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