Brown, James G. 1927-2019

James Gerald Brown "Downtown Jerry Brown", 92, St. Joseph, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.

He was born on July 3, 1927, in St. Joseph, to James Arthur and Beatrice Brown.

Jerry was a Navy Veteran who served in WWII and Korea from June 25, 1945 until 1952.

He retired from Heartland Hospital, where he worked as a machinist for many years.

Jerry was also a professional roller skater and ice skater and enjoyed teaching lessons.

He enjoyed dancing and singing Karaoke.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; and grandson, Eli Segrist.

Survivors include: daughters, Christine Brown and Linda "Nickie" Teaney; grandchildren: Elisha and Sarah Segrist, Natania and Myla Clemens, Jamie Dulcan, Lindrick Willis, Tymrie Pankake; great-grandchildren: Brian, Haileigh and Jayce Dulcan, Mason and Kenlei Martin.

Celebration of Life: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, Eagles Lodge.

Inurnment: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Open Door Food Kitchen.

Online guest book and obituary at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.