James Delaney Brown, 81, of Markham, passed away on March 7, 2018, at his home.
He was born May 28, 1936, in Warren County, to the late Lynwood Delaney Brown and Henrietta Licklider Brown Sale.
Mr. Brown was the head of security for Oak Spring Farms LLC, the Upperville estate of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon. He served for 10 years with the Marshall Volunteer Rescue Squad and was a charter member of Marshall Ruritan Club. He also served as a deacon and trustee at Hume Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Showers Brown; three children, Paul Delaney Brown of Arlington, Candace Brown Glascock of Marshall and Clifton Andrew Brown of Hume; two stepchildren, Carolyn Grimsley and Karen Goff, both of Markham; his sister, Barbara Brown Gilbert Fishback of Marshall; a brother, Richard Wayne Brown of Morehead City, N.C.; nine grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Carson Brown.
The family will receive friends on Monday, March 12, from 1:30 p.m. until his celebration of life begins at 2:30 p.m. at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Interment will be private at Leeds Cemetery near Markham.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marshall Volunteer Rescue Squad, the Marshall Ruritan Club or to Hume Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome