James D. Lown of New Windsor, a man devoted to both his wife of 23 years and their daughter, entered into rest suddenly on Friday, March 3, 2017. He was 59.

Son of the late Gerald W. Lown and Nancy (Coons) Lown, James was born September 12, 1957 in Rhinebeck. He is survived by his wife, Melissa (Conklin) Lown.

Jimmy as he was known to all was a lover of music in particular the Beatles, especially John Lennon. He owned and operated his own stage and concert lighting company Rocklites, he was also a Licensed Electrician working for Veith Electric in Poughkeepsie. He enjoyed his time camping with his family and friends but most important to him was his wife, Melissa and daughter, Cynthia. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors in addition to his wife, Melissa and daughter, Cynthia include his mother, Nancy Cervoni of Town of Newburgh; one brother, Terry Lown of Germantown; four sisters; Wendy Lown of Town of Newburgh, Michele Anderson of CT, Kandace Roberts of CA, Donna Lown of Red Hook; step sister, Linda Peterson of NJ; and his son-in-law, Joseph Reid. Nieces and nephews also survive.

Predeceasing him was his father, Gerald Lown and step father, Joseph Cervoni.

Private cremation has taken place at Cedar Hill Crematory.

Memorial visitation for family and friends will take place from 4 to 7 p.m,, Thursday, March 9th at White, Venuto & Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service, 188 North Plank Road (Route 32) Newburgh. A memorial service will commence at 7 p.m. following visitation. Pastor Jeffrey Hooker will officiate.

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