Jay L. Brown, age 79 of Painesville died on August 11, 2019 at Lake Med Nursing Home. He was born on April 29, 1940 in Greenville, PA. Jay was known throughout Painesville City for his dedication for picking-up cans and garbage. Jay was a fun loving, compassionate man, and always had a smile on his face for everyone he met. He was a Pittsburgh Steelers fan and very patriotic.
Jay is survived by his wife of 42 years, Phyllis (Atterholt) Brown; children, Elaine, Tracy, and Jason Brown; step children, Paul, Patrick, and Patricia Volpe; and brother, Richard Brown.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at Johnson funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077. A funeral service will be Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 11:00AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Knollwood Cemetery, Mayfield Hts.