Jeffrey J. Brown, 71

Jeffrey J. Brown, 71, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at his home in Selbyville, Del.

“Doc Brown” was a dentist, volunteer fireman, EMT and community leader. He proudly served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, stationed in Lakehurst, N.J. He graduated from Wake Forest University and went on to do his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded a doctor of medical dentistry (DMD) degree.

Brown was a pioneer in the evolution of EMT training of service volunteers in the community. Being a paramedic/emergency responder was his passion. He dedicated his life to the health and safety of others. Brown enjoyed golfing and surf-fishing and was an avid model-railroader.

It was Brown’s wishes to be laid to rest beside his parents in a private family burial at Green Hill Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Station 88 of the Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company, or to the Ocean City (Md.) Volunteer Fire Co.