James Walker Brown, 66 of Blue Ridge, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017 at his residence. He was born on Thursday, April 12, 1951 in Bedford County, a son of the late Luther Harrison Brown and Mary Bramlett Brown. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Larance Harrison "Jack" Brown and Wayne Edward Brown.
He was a job supervisor in construction work.
He is survived by his wife, Dawna Lou Potasnik Brown of Blue Ridge, daughter, Elizabeth Magiera & husband, Scott; two sons, James Robert Brown and Matthew Scott Brown; three sisters, Willie Graham, Mary Lang, Ellen Virginia Hayes; a brother, Edward Lewis Brown; grandchildren, Adrianna Nicole Harris, Marissa Ann Harris, William Robert Lavine, Loretta Love-Brown.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the family cemetery located off Johnson School Road. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.