James Conway Brown

August 7, 1938 - November 24, 2023

James Conway Brown, 85, of Staunton passed away on Friday, November 24, 2023 at Shenandoah Nursing Home, Fishersville.
Born August 7, 1938 in Springfield, Va, he was a son of the late Everett Conway and Lula Elvira (Davis) Brown.

James was a U.S. veteran having served his country honorably with the U.S. Navy. He attended Pisgah Baptist Church, Rice, VA. As an avid NASCAR fan, he enjoyed spending his Sunday’s rooting for Dale Earnhardt.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William Everett and Phillip Henry; and seven sisters, Silvia Eliza, Thelma Sue, Iva Louise, Nancy Dale, Lucie Ella, Clara Mae, and Betty Lula.

Survivors include his children, Michael Brown and wife, Brenda, of Staunton, Justin Brown of Olympia, WA, and Bryan Rumph of Virginia; sister, Gladys Shorkey of Greenville; grandchildren, Clarissa Hoffman and husband, Tyler, Ashley Smith and husband, James, and Taylor Brown; great-grandchildren, Charlee Smith, Porter Smith, Rylan Smith, and Quinn Hoffman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Following cremation, the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes, 618 W. Main St., Waynesboro. Military honors will be provided at 6 p.m. Inurnment will be held privately at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Palmyra, VA.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes of Waynesboro.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com