James A. Brown. Beloved husband of Joyce A. nee Lamping. Cherished father of Jennifer Brown Croak, Janine Brown & Jamie (Tony) O’Neill. Devoted grandfather of Heather (Jeffrey) Beeker, Samantha Bucki, Brandon Brown, Hailey Croak & Isabella O’Neill. Proud great grandfather of Mayson & Madison. Dear brother of Robert (Judith) Brown, Patricia (Al) Morrison & Sharon (David) Melendy. Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews. Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will take place Friday at 6:00 pm. Interment private. Visitation Friday from 3 pm until 9 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Oak Lawn Special Recreation Dept. and Crestwood Fire Dept. would be greatly appreciated.