James Browder

James Browder

July 31, 1931 - January 21, 2018
N. Chesterfield, VA

James Browder

July 31, 1931 - January 21, 2018
N. Chesterfield, VA


James “Sonny” Browder, 86, of Chesterfield, died Sunday, January 21, 2018. He leaves behind his loving wife of 64 years, Carol Cottom Browder; children, Barry Browder (Theresa), Diane Browder Williamson (Ricky), and Wesley Browder; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wesley and Gertrude Browder, and his sister, Phyllis Banes. James was a sheet metal worker for Local 100. He was a member of ACCA Provost Guard for 34 years. He was a member of Bethany Christian Church for over 60 years and served as an elder. James was an avid history reader, he liked to go fishing and go on cruises. He also enjoyed his vegetable garden. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rte. 10). His church service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Bethany Christian Church, 5400 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225. Interment will be private among his family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Bethany Christian Church in his memory.

Funeral Home

  • Date & Time: No Date & Time
  • Venue: Morrissett Funeral Cremation Service
  • Location: 6500 Iron Bridge Road North Chesterfield, VA 23234 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) -27-5-7828

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: January 25, 2018 (11:00 AM)
  • Venue: Bethany Christian Church
  • Location: 5400 Forest Hill Ave Richmond, VA 23225 - (Get Directions)


  • Date & Time: January 24, 2018 (12:00 AM)
  • Venue: Morrissett Funeral Cremation Service
  • Location: 6500 Iron Bridge Rd N Chesterfield, VA 23234 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) -27-5-7828

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9 responses to James Browder

  1. Eddie Stone says:

    The World Lost A Good Man And I Lost A Good Friend And We Will See You Again! May You Rest In Peace. Eddie&Joy; Stone

  2. We are so thankful for the visit that we had with Sonny when we stopped in while going through Richmond. He will be missed but what great memories he has left behind. Sympathy and prayers to you and your family .

  3. Diane and family,. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. We will keep you all in our prayers at this difficult time. May all of your wonderful memories always keep your dad close in your heart.
    Beverly and Ronnie Zervakis

  4. Diane, so sorry for the loss of your dad. He was a lovely man and we are glad to have known him. Please know that we are thinking of you and your family and praying for peace and comfort for all.

  5. Carol Snider says:

    Diane – so very sorry to hear of your loss. Keep the memories close to your heart as they will see you through. I lost my mom a few weeks ago so I know your pain. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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