James D. Brown

James D. Brown, 75, of Amarillo, TX died May 5, 2020.

Memorial services will be at a later date.Β  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jim was born August 8, 1944, in Cyril, OK to Charlie and Wanda Brown.Β  Following graduation from high school he attended Draughns Business School.

He worked for Amarillo Fire Department before owning and operating several businesses in Amarillo.

Jim enjoyed all sports especially Senior World Series Poker. Jim loved playing pool, golfing, hunting, and fishing.

Survivors include three sons, Karl Brown and wife Stacie, Paul Brown, all of Amarillo, TX, and Colby Brown and Kimberly, of Pampa, TX; a daughter, Amanda Hunter and husband Tim, of Amarillo, TX; two brothers, Dale Brown and wife Libby, of Albuquerque, NM, and Charlie Brown of Lakewood, CO; a sister, Carolin Melton and husband Neil, of Bonham, TX; and five grandchildren, James Brown wife Janea, Travis Brown, Christian Hunter, Ashton Hunter, and Andrew Brown.

27 Replies to “James D. Brown”

  1. You will be missed Jim , I remember you from alot different places I bartended at in my younger years in Amarillo. You were a very nice man with big dreams. God Speed Sir Jim.

  2. My sincere condolences and prayers for you and all your family and friends.
    Jim, you will forever live on in our hearts.

  3. I just now learned of Jim’s passing. I covered his pool tables for a couple/few years.He helped me out any time I needed it and he knew Id be there in a second if he needed my help with anything. We shared a very dry sense of humor, and he had good jokes. Rest easy Mr. Brown in your tight whites on that big couch in the sky, where they carry all the games.

  4. Honored by having a chance to meet him and get to see his beautiful smile that made my troubles fade for a moment. I am sorry for the loss. He has been missed and will continue to be. I a relieved he is No LONGER SUFFERING. Most of ALL I PRAY FOR ALL THOSE WHOM HE LEFT BEHIND FOR COMFORT AND PEACE, IN JESUS’ PRECIOUS NAME, AMEN.

  5. Sure gonna miss you, it was my pleasure to know you my friend, your little buddy Mr.Pete Ramon. Really a great guy that will be missed.

  6. R IP my friend I’m sure you will be missed I know I will miss you playing pool and Texas Hold’em anyway miss you buddy

  7. My husband and I used to work for Mr. Brown at JRs pool palace and he was always such a sweet and honest man! We are very saddened by his passing but are very happy that he is no longer suffering! Rest easy Mr. Brown! Our prayers are with his friends and family!

  8. I’m so sorry for the passing of Jim. He was a very special person and a friend.
    He will be missed by all who were a part of his life now and in the past.
    God bless you
    Rest in peace

  9. I am deeply saddened by the loss of our good friend. He was friendly, funny, and loved by all who knew him. Rest in peace, my friend. You will be missed.

  10. Jim was a great guy and friend. We had a lot of good times together playing pool, poker, everything. He will be deeply missed. Peace, Prayers and Love to his family. Mike and Patti Fielding

  11. Our deepest condolences for your loss. He was a good friend for many years. RIP my friend, you will be missed . Gladys & Lothar Maiwald.

  12. Colby and Kimberly,

    So sorry for your loss! May God grant your families peace during this difficult time! You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

    Kayelynn Eakin
    Pampa, Texas

  13. It was an honor and a privilege to know Jim Brown what a wonderful man he was my prayers are with the family and see you on the other side Mr. BrownπŸ˜‚

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