Michael James Brown
Our family is heartbroken over the passing of Michael J. Brown, a Cape Coral, Florida resident. A lifelong businessman who often referred to himself as “a feed man” died unexpectedly on April 15th, 2020 from a sudden cardiac event at the age of 78.
Michael was born in Cortland, New York on October 13th, 1941 to Esther and James Brown. He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Accounting. He followed in his grandfathers’ footsteps, building a custom feed mill and eventually expanding into three other companies. He was known for his generosity and compassion.
Michael had a love for boating, traveling, cooking, skiing, and exercising. He was an Eagle Scout in his younger years and found a sense of community as volunteer firefighter.
Michael will be reunited with his Mother, Father and beautiful angel Angela.
He is survived by his life partner, Leslie; brothers, William his wife Janice, Patrick his wife Phyllis and Douglas his wife Jean; his second wife, Carole; their three children, Shylah, David, his wife Dianne and daughter Robyn. His first wife, Dianne and their three children, Dana, his wife Louisa, Taira and her husband Tom, Megan and her husband Stuart. He will be missed by his loving grandchildren, Brittni, Jon-Taylor, Payton, Jessica, Cody, Jacob, Tianna, Kendall, Caitlin, Cory, and Sarah.
A Memorial Service will be held in Cortland, New York that date to be announced when appropriate The family would also suggest in lieu of flowers please make a donation to a foundation that is close to your heart, or the Alzheimer foundation.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.