James L. ‘Jimbo’ Brown, 71, well-known mechanic in the Tidewater area for 53 years

James L. “Jimbo” Brown, 71, was born Aug. 20, 1947, in Princess Anne County to the late Henry Elliot Brown Sr. and Betty Mosley Brown. He passed way away peacefully Thursday, June 13, 2019, with his family surrounding him at a local hospital.

Jimbo was an avid sportsman and stock-car racing fan. He was also a well-known local mechanic in the Tidewater area for 53 years.

He is survived by his two sisters, Ruth B. Sanders and Betty B. Johnson, and her husband, Allen W. Johnson; sister-in-law, Shirley W. Brown; and lifelong “brother,” Skippy Brown. He is also survived by a large family of nieces and nephews of many generations.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 17, at Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery, 2020 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach.

Share online condolences with the family at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.

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