James L. “Jim” Brasure Jr., 76, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born Feb. 24, 1943, in Williamsville, Del., son of the late James L. Brasure and Cecil (Hudson) Brasure.
Brasure and his wife owned and operated Brasure Body Shop in Frankford for 37 years. He enjoyed his work and building relationships with all of his customers. He also enjoyed traveling throughout the Caribbean and cruising around in his 1971 Cadillac Eldorado convertible.
In addition to his parents, Brasure was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry and William Brasure. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Paulette E. (Pepper) Brasure; a daughter, Susan Irene England of Las Vegas, Nev.; a son, James L. Brasure IV of Pittsville, Md.; three grandsons, Kyle Nicholas England, James Brasure and Charles Brasure; two brothers, Carroll Brasure and his wife, Diane, of Selbyville, Del., and Wade Brasure of Selbyville; his faithful canine companion, Princess; and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation was to be held April 10, 2019, at Melson Funeral Services, Frankford, Del., with a graveside service on April 11 at Roxana (Del.) Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.