Robert "Jim" Brown, a fourth-generation resident of Canton, died peacefully at home on September 24, 2017 after bravely battling cancer. He was 73 years old. Jim worked as a manager for Verizon for many years until retiring in 2003. Devoted husband of Lisa M. Brown (Duggan) of Canton. Loving father of Robert J. Brown of Fort Thomas KY, and Timothy C. Brown of Canton. Visiting hours in the Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman St., Canton on Friday from 4-7 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. John the Evangelist Church, 700 Washington St., Canton on Saturday, September 30th at 10:30 AM. If desired, donations may be made in Jim's memory to AMEGO Inc., 33 Perry Ave, Attleboro, MA 02703, the wonderful agency that services Jim's son, Timothy.