James William "Big Jim" Brown

James William "Big Jim" Brown, 79, of Scottsburg, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at his residence.
He was born on June 16, 1939 in Kentucky, the son of the late Gilbert Brown and Maggie (Marshall) Brown. He was a retired fabrication welder for Kentucky Trailer Company in Louisville, Kentucky, where he worked for 35 years. After Jim retired, he enjoyed buying and trading things.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jamie D. Brown; four brothers, Gilbert Ray, Robert, Frank and Arnold Brown.
Survivors include two sons, Jim W. Brown and wife Sandra and Jay W. Brown all of Scottsburg, Indiana; a daughter, Janice Starnes and husband Rudy of Verona, Kentucky; two brothers, David Brown and wife Arlene of Austin, Indiana and Kenny Brown and wife Gloria of Underwood, Indiana; three sisters, Elsie Mae Garland and Lena Fay Smith and husband Donald all of Scottsburg, Indiana and Martha Hall-Vest and husband Don of Lexington, Indiana; eight grandchildren, Jeremy and Brad Brown, Breanna Starnes, Jesse Carson, Kayla, Kayle, Nolan and Dallas Brown and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Collins Funeral Home with Rick Richardson officiating.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday.
Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

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