James

November 25, 1961 ~ April 4, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, KY

On Saturday, April 4, 2020, James David Brown, Loving Husband and Father, passed away at the age of 58. David was born in Glasgow, November 25, 1961, to the late Ray Brown and Barbara Redford Brown who survives. He was a 1979 graduate of Glasgow High School and received his Business Administration degree from the University of Kentucky in 1983. He worked for Logan Aluminum and Arco/Tri- Arrows Aluminum for 34 years. He retired as Chief Operations Officer from Tri-Arrows in 2018. On December 31, 2001 he married Roxanna Brown, together they raised two sons Robert and Hunter Brown.

David had a passion for the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He also loved to build and race cars. His 57 Chevy Bel Air was admired not only by his friends and family, but also by all who frequented the many car shows he attended. He was a member at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Washington, KY. David was known for his quick wit, sarcasm and his caring and selfless spirit.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Roxanna Brown; two sons Robert and Hunter Brown of Scottsville, KY, his mother, Barbara Brown of Bowling Green; sister Kathy Brown Davis (Bill) of Murfreesboro, TN; nephew, Matthew Clay of Murfreesboro, TN; uncle, Jim Redford of Glasgow; aunt, Kaye England of Indianapolis, IN

In addition to his father, Ray Brown, he is preceded in death by his grandparents, Albert and Pat Redford and Robert and Wilma Brown; uncle, Robert Rex Brown.

A private graveside service will be on Thursday, April 9th at the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation at www. kentuckywildlife.com.

A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of J. David Brown. Please share your condolences with the family at www.crowfuneralhome.com.

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  1. Kathy our hearts are filled with love for you and your entire family. Sending hugs and peace of mind and heart ❤️

    • Roxanna, Rob, Hunter, and family- we are so sad for your loss but thankful to know your family. Prayers for peace in this trying time. You and David have been the best neighbors and we love you very much. Michelle, Mackenzie, and Samantha

      • Thank you!! Your all way more than neighbors by far I think of you all 3 as family!! I’ll never be able to thank you all enough for everything!! David was planning on take you all out to dinner for starters!! Love always!!

  2. Ann I am so sorry that I can’t be with you during this tremendous loss but my thoughts and prayers are constantly with you, Barbara, Rob, Hunter and Kathy. You all were David’s world and he loved you all very much. You have my deepest sympathy!

    • Thank you! Jim I’m so sorry David thought the world of you we were so excited about being closer to family so we could enjoy each other’s company more often!! We love you!! When this crazy world gets to a better new normal we will be throwing a celebration of live in hopes to honor David! Not sure when or where but it will be done!!

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with you Roxanne. David was an awesome friend and business colleague over the last 20 years.

    Much love,

    Jeff Turner

  4. My heart breaks for you all. He was such a sweet and good man. I will be praying for comfort in your sorrowful days ahead.

  5. Sooo sorry for your lost 💔, wish I would have met him. I know you two ment the world to each other! Prayers 🙏

  6. Barbara and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I will be praying for all of you to receive peace

  7. Roxanne and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Liz Smith, GHS Class of ‘79

  8. Barbara, I am truly sorry for your great loss. Thinking of you and sending up prayers for comfort during this terrible time. God bless, Love you.

  9. Barbara, I just now read this terrible news. How very shocking and sad. You, Kathy and the rest of his family will be in my prayers. There are no words any of us can say that will truly give you comfort at this time, but just know that my heart goes out to you.

    Sending gentle hugs and much love,
    Judy Walker

  10. Roxanna,
    We are never prepared for this. We are so shocked and saddened by this. We know your heart breaks and that, in your words, you are finding it hard to even breathe. Knowing you want only David right now, please lean on HIM and your and David’s many friends. We are so sorry.

  11. Roxanne, I am so sorry to hear about David. My prayer is that God would be with you an give you peace through this. I will be praying for you an the family.

  12. Roxann, Hunter & Robert, I am at a loss for words to express my sincere sorrow for your loss. Although we have not known each other very long, I truly considered David a very close friend and will miss him dearly. I am here for all of you and will certainly do anything to help. The good lord got a good one! His gain and our loss.

  13. Roxanne, Hunter and Rob,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything you need.

  14. David was a spectacular person. I cherish the time we spent together over many years, very fond memories. He will be missed.

  15. Roxanne, Hunter, Rob and Family,
    I want to express my sincere condolences. I developed a great respect for David and feel fortunate to have known him, during my time at Logan. If I can do anything, please let me know.

  16. Roxanne, Hunter, Rob and Family,
    My family and I are here for you whenever you need us. Praying for peace and comfort.

  17. David was an incredible friend and our after hours business calls filled with laughter will never be forgotten. He loved Ann and his boys more than anything and it was always a pleasure to hear such devotion from a husband and father. You will be missed more than you know.
    The Gershuny Family

  18. Mike Reiner,
    I have known Dave for over 30 years, we met when I worked at Logan. His genuine love of life and positive attitude always made being around him a good experience. Worked with him through several tough issues over the years, and his positive attitude always made the effort manageable. Fishing with Dave was always a blast!
    I will miss his smile, his laugh, the way he could tell a story, and his sense of humor. My sympathies to the family for such a big loss!

  19. I remember our first trip to Europe together. You had never been and you were so excited. Dragging our luggage from from one rail station to another was new for you. You learned a lot about Sea Bass in Germany. You got to see where Hitler grew up and Mozart’s childhood home. When we arrived back in the USA the flight attendant pulled the wrong lever and instead of opening the door deployed the emergency slide. What a trip! I remember being your partner in the golf league. You were not very good, but your outfits were on point and you always had the best equipment. Fun times!
    I’m going to miss you my friend.
    Praying for your family!
    D2

  20. My heart goes out to the family. David has always been the person I want to be. Friend, colleague and team player. We will surely miss him and his laughter.

  21. So very sorry for you’re loss. Sorry I can’t pay my respects in person. David was always kind to me. He will be missed.

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