Harry James "Jim" Brown

Obituary of Harry James "Jim" Brown

Harry James “Jim” Brown, 77, of Barrackville passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020, at Mon General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Fairmont on May 22, 1943, a son of the late Harry B. Brown and Esther Mason Brown. Jim is survived by his loving wife, Linda McCoy Brown of Barrackville; daughter, Trudi Brown, MD of Johnstown, PA; two grandchildren, Stephen James Suhayda and Julia Nicole Suhayda; brother, Donald R. Brown of Farmington; and Jim’s twin sister, Virginia Steele of Dormont, PA. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Stephen John Suhayda. Jim was a graduate of Barrackville High School and Fairmont State College. He worked as a mechanical engineer for Consolidated Coal Company and the FBI. Jim belonged to Barrackville United Methodist Church. He was an avid ham radio operator, computer guru, and loved corvettes. The family requests memorial contributions be made in Jim’s memory to Barrackville United Methodist Church, PO Box 186, Barrackville, WV 26559. We appreciate in the unknown time with the COVID-19 pandemic that attending a visitation or funeral may not be in your best interest. Be with the family in prayer. Should you be able to celebrate his life, the family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, WV 26554, on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, from 12 noon until 3 p.m. A graveside service will be held at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Fairmont on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. with Reverend Stephanie Bennett officiating. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.