OBITUARY

John Thomas Brown

December 19, 1972July 5, 2013
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John Thomas “JT” Brown, 40, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2013. He was native of Anderson, S.C. and a resident of Hampton for 27 years.

J.T. was a “Jack of all Trades” and lived life to the fullest. Family and Langley Speedway were the two loves of his life. He was compassionate, caring, and free-spirited and truly will be missed by all who knew him.

J.T. was preceded in death by his father, Thomas E. Brown; maternal grandparents, John and Mattie Gambrell; and paternal grandparents, Troy and Elizabeth Brown. He is survived by his parents, Roy E. and Linda G. Ridgley; three sisters, Angie Milne (Stuart), Gail Brown (Steve), Dona Wright (Bucky); and his nieces and nephews, Tommy (Reva), Katelyn, Ridge, Melody, Krystal, Ariel, Alexa; and very special friend, Lisa McKnight.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of J.T.'s life will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 11, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens.

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA 23666.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 10, 2013
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, July 11, 2013
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July 13, 2013

Roy, Linda, Angie, Gail & extended family.
We always loved to see John come around. No matter what brought him by to see us it was always a pleasure cause he had that way about him.
We know now that you're with the Lord & happy, peaceful & with some of the best company up there in the heavens.
Make sure you show them how to
"Get Down John Brown"
Love you, man.
Boone-Dog & Dana

Amy Davis

July 12, 2013

I miss you John Thomas! Sure wish I could here your voice now. I hate it that this has happened. I am thinking of you always and everything about you. RIP John!!!

Daisy Woods

July 12, 2013

Rest in peace John,you are missed.May God strenghthen his family in this time of great sorrow and loss.

STEVE GIBSON

July 12, 2013

BUCKROE, WILL MISS YOU BRO.WE USE TO RIP THE ROADS UP I RETIRED AND BUT KEPT GETTING IT.LOL STEVE GIBSON

July 11, 2013

Linda and family, Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I didn't know John but just knowing you, I know he was a good man. May God Bless you and surround you with his love, Gill and Ed McNicholas

halie gibson

July 11, 2013

I will miss you very much I called you my unncle because 3 simple words kind,loving,funny

Lisa Hibbitts

July 11, 2013

Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. My deepest condolences.

Monica Gonzales

July 11, 2013

RIP John. My condolences go out to
The family.

Teresa Godoy

July 11, 2013

Linda and family,
We are thinking of you during this sorrowful time.
Teresa and Franco Godoy

Gloria Woody

July 10, 2013

John will be missed and remembered for his great laugh and free spirit. For the family know that you're in my thoughts and prayers.