James Lee Brown, 58, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at his home.

James Lee Brown, 58, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at his home.
He was born Oct. 19, 1954, in San Diego, Calif., a son of Bernard and Norma (Ruder) Brown.
On May 11, 2007, in Sedalia, he married Renette Cox of the home. She survives.
Brown served in the US Navy from 1973-1976. While in Sedalia, he worked at Wire Rope Company, Alcan Cable & Pettis County Road Department. He loved spending time with his wife and his family, especially his grandkids. He enjoyed his motorcycle and coin collecting. He was Catholic.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his parents, Bernard and Norma Brown, of Fort Dodge; four daughters, Jasmine Strecker (Jason), of Offerle, Danette Renfer (Doug), of Aurora, Ill., Jamie Atkinson, of Sedalia, Mo., and Heather Carroll (Paul), of Sedalia, Mo/; four sisters, Julie Durler (Kevin), of Wright, Bonnie Bernbeck (Duane), of Garden City, Joyce Durler, of Dodge City, and Brenda (David) Ackerman, of Dodge City; six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Brown was preceded in death by his grandparents, a brother, Terry Brown and son-in-law, Jimboe Atkinson.
Funeral services will be 10 am, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Sacred Heart Church in Sedalia, Mo. Burial will follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, with full military honors.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel, 519 S. Ohio, Sedalia MO 65301. Condolences may be offered online at www.mclaughlinfuneralchapel.com.