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Robert James Brown

April 9, 1941 ~ March 11, 2022 (age 80)


Brown ~ Robert James Brown was born April 9, 1941, to the late Mrs. Geraldine Smiley and Otis Pitts, Sr. in Camilla, Georgia.  He was a resident of Miami, Florida from 1964 – 2007. 

Robert was a truck driver and after retiring, he moved to Jacksonville, Florida.  He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor M. Brown; daughters, Sarah Haywood and Carolyn Jones of Miami, Florida; siblings, Deanna Marcus of Albany, Georgia, Rosemary Mom’s (Fred), Sandra Powell of Atlanta, Georgia; brothers-in-law, Robert Bolden (Janet), Willie Nelson (Mary); sisters-in-law, Cynthia Derry (Arthur), Mildred Powell, Evelyn Valdez, Katie Lee Field; extended family, The Pitts of Miami, Florida; best friends, Willie Roberson of Jacksonville, Florida and Barber Roberson of Miami, Florida; a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside Service for Robert James Brown will be 12:00 PM Wednesday, March 23, 2022, Restlawn Memorial Park, 2600 Ribault Scenic Drive.  Visitation Tuesday from 5 – 7 PM at The Soutel Chapel.  Because of the love of his family, arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Dr, 904.924.9400. 

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 Service Program


March 22, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Soutel Chapel
5065 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208-1863

Graveside Service
March 23, 2022

12:00 PM
Restlawn North Memorial Park
2600 Ribault Scenic Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208

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