James Kevin Brown, 49, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

Born August 3, 1961, in El Dorado, he was the son of James Fergus Brown and Gerry Rainbolt Brown Ray. He was employed by McGeorge Construction Company and was a member of the Church of Christ and Ducks Unlimited.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Olan Rainbolt of Bastrop, La., and Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Brown of El Dorado; and a half sister, Kimberly Sue Brown.

Survivors include his parents, James Fergus Brown of El Dorado, and Gerry Rainbolt Brown Ray of Bastrop, La.; his wife, Susan Brown of El Dorado; two sons, James Mashburn and his wife, Sheyanna, of Johnsville, and Mathew Mashburn and his wife, Natasha, of Animas, N.M.; one daughter, Katrina Moore and her husband Joey, of El Dorado; a brother, Heath Ray of Bastrop; half sisters, Mandy Brown Pauley and Casey Brown Lauterbach, both of Hope; eight grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be noon Tuesday at 153 Brown Lane (off South Jackson Road), El Dorado.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Memorial Programs, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38173-0704.

Published: 03/04/2013