James LeRoy Brand, 73, went home to be with his Savior Feb. 9, 2021, at Unity Point Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.
A time of remembrance and celebration of life will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 18 at the Newton Arboretum & Botanical Garden, 3000 N. Fourth Ave. E., Newton. Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, facemasks are encouraged. Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to pencefh.com.