Mr. James D. Brown, 67 of Perkinston, passed away at his home on Monday, June 17, 2019. James, or "Jimbo" as he was affectionately known by those closest to him, was born Dec. 28, 1951, one of six children to Albert and Norvell (McDonald) Brown, Sr. Jimbo worked at the old Colonial Bakery in Gulfport. He was preceded by his wife, Linda Rettig; and a sister, Helen Brown. He was survived by his children, his son Stash (Samantha) Brown of Wisc., and a step-daughter, Angela (Leonard) Papania of Gulfport; his siblings, one sister, Flo (Jim) Timmons, and brothers Bobby (Judy), Billy (Margaret), and Tom (Liz) Brown; five grandchildren, Trinity, James, Nicholas, Bennett, and Rosemary, along with numerous extended family and friends. James' final wishes were to be cremated, which his family honored. Memorial services were held Saturday, June 22 at Gulf Haven Mennonite Church. Trinity Funeral Services is honored to serve the Brown family in their time of need. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers over the coming days. Memories can be shared, and the online guest registry signed at

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