James Brown

Obituary of James Brown

Brown, James G. of Locust Valley, NY on Dec. 5, 2017.  A naval veteran of the Vietnam War. Beloved husband of Deirdre.  Loving father of Curtis Melillo (Lauren)  Cherished grandfather of Curtis James “CJ” and Cameron.  Dear brother of Barbara McCullough and Jeanette Thatcher.  He is also survived by his mother-in-law Diana Spirt; sister-in-law Jarron Jewell; nieces and nephews Carlin McDermott, LJ McCullough, Megan Garcia, Molly Thatcher, Jaeme and Jesse Jewell.  Jim infused love into every gesture with healthy humor and a manner which drew you to his kind and magnetic core.  He will be missed and his stories will live on.  A celebration of his life will be 1pm Thur., Dec. 14 at Locust Valley Reformed Church, Locust Valley, NY.  Donations may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, http://parkinson.org/  Further information: Whitting Funeral Home 300 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head, NY  11545 www.whitting.com