Jerry W. Brown, 75, a longtime resident of Belford, New Jersey, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017. Jerry was born in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma on October 24, 1941, a son of the late Marie and Scott Brown.
Jerry was raised in Oklahoma and joined the U.S. Air Force when he was 19. He was stationed at The Highlands Air Force Station at the Twin Lights. After his discharge, Jerry settled down in Belford.
Jerry was a supervisor for National Lead in Sayreville for many years until their closing. He then went to work for Massaro Bros. Construction until his retirement.
Jerry was a member of the American Legion and played poker at the VFW. He was an avid sports fan. He rooted for the NY Mets and the Dallas Cowboys, enjoyed fishing, watching NASCAR, trips to Atlantic City and Monmouth Park.
Jerry is survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Karen L. Brown. He also leaves behind a daughter, Jessica L. Brown of Belford; three sons - Jarrett L. Brown of Belford, Scott Brown of Las Vegas, and Steven Brown of Montvale; and a stepson, Craig Wulff; along with two sisters, Sondra (Frank) Seppe of Las Vegas, and Debbie Wadley; a brother, Steven Brown, both of Oklahoma; and two grandsons, Alex and Travis.
Jerry was predeceased by his sister Brenda McCorkle and brother Dwight Brown.
Friends and relatives may pay their respects Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals, 153 Church St., Belford, New Jersey. The funeral service will conclude the evening and a private cremation will follow.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Jerry's memory to the American Cancer Society 801 Broad St. Red Bank, NJ 07701.
Published on September 5, 2017