51 year old John Rickey "Bumper Jack" Brown of Smithville died Thursday at his residence. He was in the Ready Mix Construction business. The family will have a private funeral at the request of Mr. Brown. Trent Colwell will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his mother Margie Brown; two brothers, Carl Freeman Brown and Roscoe Brown; and a sister, Judy Louise Brown. He is survived by a daughter, Amber Dawn Brown of Celina. Five brothers, Glen and his wife Vonda Brown, Curtis and his wife Cathy Brown, Hoss and his wife Holly Brown, Lonnie and his wife Carol Brown, and Bruce Brown all of Smithville. Two sisters, Dorothy and her husband Gary Sanders of Woodbury and Jean Brown of Smithville. His dad, J.B. Brown of Celina. One grandson, Tyler Sharp of Celina. Two special nieces and nephews, Halea Brown and Dustin Brown both of Smithville. Several other nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles and a host of CB friends. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations please be made to Love-Cantrell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.