Joe Brown

Joe Brown, 80, father of singer/performer James Brown, died July 10 in Augusta, Ga., of unreported causes. In addition to his son, he is survived by two sisters, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday in Augusta.

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