James “Jim” Harold Brown, 76, of Fayetteville, passed away on Tuesday (May 14, 2019) at Lincoln Medical Center. Jim was born on Feb. 25, 1943 in Athens, Ala., to the late William Harold and Georgia Brackeen Brown. He served in the United States Army during Vietnam, Korea and Desert Storm and did three tours in Germany. After serving in the Army, he worked on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., and owned Carousel Horse Antiques, Collectibles and Home Decor. He collected metal toys and trains and was known as the “Train Man”. Jim also enjoyed working with his hands rebuilding furniture.  Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Virginia Chambers Brown; daughter, Dayna (Kevin) VonRump of Minnesota; grandchildren, Hannah and Kaitlyn VonRump; sister, Deborah (Jim) Hutson of Gleason; several cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Elaine Guy. Funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at Higgins Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be held from 3 until time of service at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Higgins. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at Grinders Creek Cemetery in Hohenwald. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Cary B Sullivan, Lincoln County Tribute Chair, PO Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334, or American Heart Association, 10 Glenlake Pkwy NE South Tower, Ste. 400, Atlanta, GA 30328. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.

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